State Child Protection. Legal news and articles for September 27 - 30, 2011

LDP Petition: Japan's Child Porn Laws Should Apply to Manga/Anime/GamesSan Diego - Rodney Share reported Grand Jury Cites Child Protective ServicesTending grandsons and schoolsBody Shop founder's legacyAbuse alarmBody Shop Founder's Legacy: Laws to Protect KidsFaith Healing Scandal: Parents Leave Child to Die by Rejecting Medical CareLegislators Will Consider Caylee Anthony Child Protection LawMore laws than we needChristian College Students Lead Congress Call-in Campaign Against Child SlaveryPolice personnel prepared on child related issuesUN Takes on Child Porn, Cybercrime and Other Global IssuesJewelers want states to replace limits on cadmiumCounty workers shun new sex offender rulesIsrael Violating International Child Protection Laws by Holding Minors in Facility

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Scoop.co.nz (press release)September 2, 2011

However, Ignatius Mulyono, Democrat Party chairman of the House Legislation Body, said though there has been some discussion by the House of Representatives about including child legal custody into the current Child Protection Law, ...more »

UNICEF: Law on "Juvenile justice" in Azerbaijan to solve problems with child...
Trend News AgencySeptember 5, 2011

Adopting the law on "Juvenile justice" in Azerbaijan will provide an opportunity to solve the existing problems related to child protection, UNICEF Baku Office Head Mark Hereward told Trend. He said that this organization is interested in adopting the ...more »

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LDP Petition: Japan's Child Porn Laws Should Apply to Manga/Anime/Games
Anime News NetworkSeptember 30, 2011

The proposed revision to the "Act on Punishment of Activities Relating to Child Prostitution and Child Pornography, and the Protection of Children" would make it illegal to own, buy, sell, or possess child pornography in anime, manga, and video games, ...more »

San Diego - Rodney Share reported Grand Jury Cites Child Protective Services
Examiner.comSeptember 30, 2011

But when they realize they may have failed to follow the mandatory child abuse reporting laws and there are signs of real abuse and neglect that had been pointed out to them, they will turn on the party that may push for disciplinary action against ...more »

Tending grandsons and schools
Washington Post (blog)September 30, 2011

Stephanie Germeraad of The Education Trust, a Washington-based group that supported No Child Left Behind, listed for me achievement improvements since the law took effect, but made the appropriate disclaimer: “We can't claim that NCLB caused those ...more »

Body Shop founder's legacy
Stuff.co.nzSeptember 30, 2011

Four years after her death, a campaign sparked by Body Shop founder Anita Roddick has had surprising success in getting governments to agree to toughen up child protection laws, the campaign's manager Christopher Davis said in an interview. ...more »

Abuse alarm
Fiji TimesSeptember 29, 2011

Mr Sami said this was mainly because of the new laws put in place for the protection of children. Mr Sami said the Ministry of Social Welfare had statutory responsibilities for child protection under the Adoption and Infants Act, Juveniles Act, ...more »

Body Shop Founder's Legacy: Laws to Protect Kids
Fox BusinessSeptember 29, 2011

September 29, 2011 – Four years after her death, a campaign sparked by Body Shop founder Anita Roddick has had surprising success in getting governments to agree to toughen up child protection laws, the campaign's manager Christopher Davis said in an ...more »

Faith Healing Scandal: Parents Leave Child to Die by Rejecting Medical Care
Christian PostSeptember 29, 2011

Swan told CP that the Hickman case is just one of several other child abuse through religion cases that occur every year because of lenient religion laws. “Idaho is a terrible example, Swan said. Not only does Idaho allow parents to refuse medical care ...more »

Legislators Will Consider Caylee Anthony Child Protection Law
Public News ServiceSeptember 29, 2011

It's best, Negron says, if lawmakers don't get too emotional about the legislation because it could lead to unintended consequences. However, he says there are clear-cut examples of neglect of a child that might require new legislation. ...more »

More laws than we need
Tbo.comSeptember 28, 2011

The stance that gun owners are so fragile that they need protection from questions about child safety is silly. This was a clear case of legislators making laws solely for political purposes. The law requiring the drug testing of welfare applicants is ...more »

Christian College Students Lead Congress Call-in Campaign Against Child Slavery
Christian PostSeptember 28, 2011

Christian college students at two universities led a live webcast campaign Tuesday that resulted in more than 2400 people calling Congress members to voice their support of victim protection laws against child...more »

Police personnel prepared on child related issues
Nagaland PostSeptember 27, 2011

She highlighted that the Juvenile Justice System aimed at rehabilitation and social integration and designed to address juveniles in conflict with law and children in need of care and protection. She also emphasized on the principles involving JJ Act ...more »

UN Takes on Child Porn, Cybercrime and Other Global Issues
Huffington PostSeptember 27, 2011

I'm not sure what will be accomplished at the three day conference, but it's an opportunity for "multi-stakeholders" from around the world to talk about important Internet-related issues such as child protection, cybercrime, privacy, censorship, ...more »

Jewelers want states to replace limits on cadmium
BusinessWeekSeptember 27, 2011

The US jewelry industry wants states to overturn laws that limit the toxic metal cadmium in children's trinkets and adopt new voluntary guidelines it helped create, saying stricter rules in several states create chaos for ...more »

County workers shun new sex offender rules
Chicago Daily HeraldSeptember 27, 2011

States failing to comply with the Adam Walsh law lose 10 percent of the money they now receive from the federal Edward Byrne Memorial Grant Program. That money can be used by states and local communities for a variety of law enforcement needs. ...more »

Israel Violating International Child Protection Laws by Holding Minors in Facility
SOS Children's Villages Canada (press release)September 27, 2011

Article 37 (b) of the Convention on the Rights of the Child states that “No child shall be deprived of his or her liberty unlawfully or arbitrarily. The arrest, detention or imprisonment of a child shall be in conformity with the law and shall be used ...more »

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