Child protection

Cynthia Abcug got caught up in the conspiracy theory and stopped going to therapy, her daughter told authorities in Colorado.
A North Carolina group home says federal law could hurt foster kids with nowhere else to go.
Nationally, the number of children entering foster care increased every year from 2013 to 2016 while the number of available foster homes fell in at least half of the states.
New law favors placing kids with families over group homes.
Few noticed, but Congress passed a sweeping overhaul of the nation’s troubled foster care system. Child welfare advocates say it will have a dramatic impact on children and their families.
The economic impacts go far beyond the individual and family, for low and middle-income countries, the lost economic opportunity of continuing to allow millions of children to suffer from stunting, inadequate stimulation and care could be as much as twice what these countries spend nationally on health.
Last month, J.K. Rowling sent sent out a series of tweets denouncing the practice of volountourism in orphanages, and the
Children seem to show a preference for women bodyguards. Therefore, women are a popular choice when working with young families
In addition to speaker presentations from various sectors of society, the symposium also featured breakout discussion groups
Those calling for a ban on Pokemon Go claim paedophiles will use the app to lure children away from Pokestops and Gyms (places where more than one player may encounter each other). For many years this was the standard warning children were given about child abuse. The reality, as any professional who works with the survivors/victims of child abuse knows, is very different.