• Sexual Violence in Australia is both Rife and Underreported

    Sexual Violence in Australia is both Rife and Underreported

    NEARLY three million adult Australians have experienced sexual violence during their lifetime, including sexual assault or child sexual abuse, yet only 13 per cent of survivors report these crimes to police. The disturbing finding is contained in a new report on sexual violence and

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  • Victoria Chapter part of Bikers Organization Aiming to Curb Child Abuse

    Victoria Chapter part of Bikers Organization Aiming to Curb Child Abuse

    Bikers from around the world are taking to the road to break the cycle of child abuse. Bikers Against Child Abuse (BACA) is an international non-profit organization with numerous chapters in Canada, including one in Victoria and another mid-Vancouver Island. BACA is dedicated to creating a

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  • Ride Against Child Abuse set for Aug. 28 in Taylor

    Ride Against Child Abuse set for Aug. 28 in Taylor

    Motorcyclists are gathering in Taylor Aug. 28 for the third annual Ride Against Child Abuse. The ride starts and ends at Motown Harley-Davidson, 14100 Telegraph Road. The cost to participate in the escorted ride is $25 per bike, $10 for each rider. Registration starts at 10 a.m. and the ride

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  • Play it Safe Offers vital Education to Prevent Abuse

    Play it Safe Offers vital Education to Prevent Abuse

    New Beginnings has provided prevention education to combat child abuse for at least 20 years, a service that educator Crystal Wall said is vital to making sure children have the tools they need to know what safe and appropriate encounters look like and how to seek help in situations of

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  • Luján introduces Bill to Prevent Child Abuse and Neglect

    Luján introduces Bill to Prevent Child Abuse and Neglect

    U.S. Senators Ben Ray Luján (D-N.M.) and Bob Casey (D-PA) introduced the Family Strengthening Infrastructure Act Friday to make essential investments to correct the imbalance between prevention services and foster care services in America by increasing funding for Titles I and Title II of the

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  • Dubai: in most Child Abuse Cases, Culprit is either Parents or Acquaintances

    Dubai: in most Child Abuse Cases, Culprit is either Parents or Acquaintances

    In most cases of child abuse reported in Dubai, kids were harmed by either their parents or someone known to them, the police have revealed. Maitha Mohammed Al Balushi, head of Child Protection Section, said children in 60 cases were abused or harmed by their fathers and 16 by their mothers.

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  • Apple to Announce Client-side Photo hashing System to Detect Child Abuse Images in user’s Photos libraries

    Apple to Announce Client-side Photo hashing System to Detect Child Abuse Images in user’s Photos libraries

    Apple is reportedly set to announce new photo identification features that will use hashing algorithms to match the content of photos in user’s photo libraries with known child abuse materials, such as child pornography. Apple’s system will happen on the client — on the user’s device — in the

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  • ADME and CAC partner to Prevent Child Abuse

    ADME and CAC partner to Prevent Child Abuse

    Students at Academy of Dental and Medical Educators (ADME) in Tullahoma will be equipped with knowledge to prevent child abuse. Coffee County Children’s Advocacy Center and ADME have partnered to offer free classes for students to learn to recognize red flags and to react appropriately if they

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  • Protect our Children from Child Abuse Offenders, support Wyatt´s Law

    Protect our Children from Child Abuse Offenders, support Wyatt´s Law

    One in seven children will be a victim of child abuse and neglect, which has a lasting impact on childhood growth and development. Only 7% of perpetrators are complete strangers to the children and/or family; 93% of child abuse and neglect perpetrators are known to the victim. Children are 40

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  • Understanding Child Abuse

    Understanding Child Abuse

    There will be hardly any bigger threat than the insecurity of future generations. The menace of child abuse has engulfed the country and has left the parents severely distraught. Child abuse is still a less understood but deeply permeated issue in our country. A multi-pronged strategy is needed

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  • A few Seconds of Care Helps Child for Lifetime

    A few Seconds of Care Helps Child for Lifetime

    It’s so much easier to mind my own business, you know? It’s so much easier to not make what’s happening down the street or across the country my concern. But I see a face, I hear the numbers, and I know it’s just not possible for me to remain silent

  • Bikers Ready to roll to Help Abused Squamish Kids feel Safe

    Bikers Ready to roll to Help Abused Squamish Kids feel Safe

    Bikers Against Child Abuse Greater Vancouver chapter supports abused kids; see members at two public rides through town this summer. "Pooh Bear" wants Squamish kids who have endured child abuse and their caregivers to know there is a biker family that is there for them if need be

  • Report warns of Child Sex Abuse Material fuelled by Imagery Produced by Children

    Report warns of Child Sex Abuse Material fuelled by Imagery Produced by Children

    An “explosion” of child sexual abuse material taken offline in the first half of 2021 is being fuelled by imagery produced by children, internet safety experts have warned. The Internet Watch Foundation has removed 100,616 web pages containing child sexual abuse imagery this year – up 62% from

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  • DA has seen the Impact of Child Abuse

    DA has seen the Impact of Child Abuse

    Coffee County District Attorney Craig Northcott says child abuse affects not only children but also the entire community. It’s essential to raise awareness, to save children and to minimize the long-term effects of child abuse. Northcott has seen the negative impacts of child abuse

  • End Athlete Abuse in Pursuit of Olympic Medals in Japan

    End Athlete Abuse in Pursuit of Olympic Medals in Japan

    Human Rights Watch interviewed and surveyed more than 800 former child athletes from Japan for a 2020 report. Athletes from 50 sports described sexual violence, and being beaten,

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  • Make the Pledge: National Be Someone Day raises Child Abuse Awareness every July 21

    Make the Pledge: National Be Someone Day raises Child Abuse Awareness every July 21

    National Be Someone Day takes place every July 21 to help encourage adults to be aware of child abuse and to help bring in a future where every child can have a happy and dignified childhood. The day was founded by Project Harmony to not only end child abuse but to bring communities together

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  • Light Up the Night for Child Abuse Victims! Celebrate the End of Summer with the Child Advocacy Center

    Light Up the Night for Child Abuse Victims! Celebrate the End of Summer with the Child Advocacy Center

    “Dance under the stars, mix and mingle, and enjoy a beautiful summer evening that will benefit a great cause”. The Child Advocacy Center is hosting the 4th Annual Light Up the Night Party to celebrate the end of summer on Friday, September 10, 2021 from 6:00-9:00 p.m. at Oaklands Mansion,

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  • Child Abuse and Neglect: How to Spot the Signs

    Child Abuse and Neglect: How to Spot the Signs

    The signs of abuse and neglect can sometimes be difficult to spot. Physical signs of abuse and neglect are easier to see in day to day interactions with children. Signs of abuse will be different than an everyday scrape or bruise. Knowing how to report child abuse and neglect can save a child

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  • Dodge County District Attorney Thanks Child Abuse Survivor for Gifts for Other Victims

    Dodge County District Attorney Thanks Child Abuse Survivor for Gifts for Other Victims

    A teenager who has had experienced abuse donated comfort items Tuesday to the Dodge County District Attorney’s Office to help comfort other children.Dodge County Sheriff’s Office Detective Vickie Brugger brought the girl to the district attorney’s office with the care packages for children who

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  • Regina Student Wins National Award for Child Abuse Awareness Work

    Regina Student Wins National Award for Child Abuse Awareness Work

    Sarah Labadie was recently named the winner of a Terry Fox Humanitarian Award, a national scholarship valued at up to $28,000. Sarah Labadie learned she had been a victim of child abuse by watching television

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