State Child Protection. Legal news and articles for April 24 - 27, 2017

Liberia: Single Father Collects, Sells Empty Water Bottle to Educate ChildrenReport: DCYF still faces massive case backlog, staffing problemsSingle Father Collects, Sells Empty Water Bottle To Educate ChildrenYemen's forgotten children: The urgent case for funding education and child protectionAlabama Passes Law Allowing Agencies to Protect Kids From LGBT ParentingDraft law ready to prevent child labour, govt tells SCProtecting children: Govt mulls advisory board for capital - The ...New child protection law on the anvil, SC told - Newspaper - DAWN ...New child protection law on the anvil, SC toldChild abuse is everyone's problem to solvePa. bill offering more protection to children passes HouseMy Turn: Prevention of abuse, neglect is possibleFormer Chambersburg woman gets 20-40 years in stepson's deathRiver Bridge Regional Center provides calming space for child abuse victimsLaw Enforcement Blotter: Friday, April 21 through Sunday, April 23

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DOUGLAS COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE
Alexandria Echo PressApril 7, 2017

Public assist, comp stated she received an email from her son stating his wife was going to come to their property at 10 this morning, comp stated they have an appointment at 10:30 so they might not be there and she is unsure about his wife coming ...more »

Fatal flaws – Part 2 of 4: Tracking NH child deaths linked to abuse or neglect
Concord MonitorApril 10, 2017

Becky Carpenter and Evan Thorsell-Cary were basically homeless, living in a single-bed motel room in Rochester, when one of their infant twin sons stopped breathing in May 2016. The couple had been investigated by DCYF three times prior for neglect ...more »

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Liberia: Single Father Collects, Sells Empty Water Bottle to Educate Children
AllAfrica.comApril 27, 2017

Liberia has a long history of implementing child protection laws, which require parents to send their children to school, says Rudolph Gongar a 25-year teaching veteran who is now retired at one point, he says, parents who did not send their children ...more »

Report: DCYF still faces massive case backlog, staffing problems
Concord MonitorApril 27, 2017

The state's child protection agency is making slow progress hiring more staff and has yet to begin an initiative announced weeks ago to shrink the backlog of open abuse and neglect investigations, according to a new agency report. The Division for ...more »

Single Father Collects, Sells Empty Water Bottle To Educate Children
Front Page AfricaApril 27, 2017

Liberia has a long history of implementing child protection laws, which require parents to send their children to school, says Rudolph Gongar a 25-year teaching veteran who is now retired at one point, he says, parents who did not send their children ...more »

Yemen's forgotten children: The urgent case for funding education and child protection
ReliefWebApril 26, 2017

Yemen's forgotten children: The urgent case for funding education and child protection. Report ... They have been bombed, starved and denied the chance to go to school with a staggering 10.3 million children in need of humanitarian and protection ...more »

Alabama Passes Law Allowing Agencies to Protect Kids From LGBT Parenting
Church MilitantApril 26, 2017

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (ChurchMilitant.com) - Alabama's legislature voted to protect the right of adoption and foster care agencies to refuse placing children with same-sex couples. A signature by Gov. Kay Ivey would make Alabama the fifth state to afford ...more »

Draft law ready to prevent child labour, govt tells SC
Daily TimesApril 26, 2017

The board shall ensure the effective coordination and implementation of child protection and care mechanism and recognise, regulate and inspect all caregiver organisations as to whether they are functioning in accordance with the provisions the new law.more »

Protecting children: Govt mulls advisory board for capital - The ...
The Express TribuneApril 26, 2017

Draft bill for kids presented before apex court by additional attorney general.more »

New child protection law on the anvil, SC told - Newspaper - DAWN ...
DAWN.comApril 26, 2017

ISLAMABAD: The Supreme Court was told on Tuesday that the federal government is devising a law to register and provide protection to unattended children ...more »

New child protection law on the anvil, SC told
DAWN.comApril 26, 2017

ISLAMABAD: The Supreme Court was told on Tuesday that the federal government is devising a law to register and provide protection to unattended children through a special welfare fund, to be created through the Islamabad Capital Territory Child ...more »

Child abuse is everyone's problem to solve
Lockport Union-Sun & JournalApril 25, 2017

On the federal level, become familiar with the Kilah Davenport Child Protection Act of 2013. The act directs the U.S. Attorney General to issue a state-by-state report on child abuse prevention laws with a particular focus on penalties for cases of ...more »

Pa. bill offering more protection to children passes House
Herald-Mail MediaApril 25, 2017

The legislation would better ensure that parents, guardians or those charged with the care of a child would face harsher penalties in cases of child endangerment if the youth is younger than 6, if the situation resulted in death or serious injury or ...more »

My Turn: Prevention of abuse, neglect is possible
Sunbury Daily ItemApril 25, 2017

Children had no rights or advocates. The parents who so brutally mistreated Mary Ellen had an almost sacred right to “discipline” and “control” her as they deemed appropriate. There were no laws to protect a 9-year-old child from a situation that would ...more »

Former Chambersburg woman gets 20-40 years in stepson's death
Herald-Mail MediaApril 24, 2017

... develop in the cranium. The boy suffered from seizures and bouts of pneumonia in the final years of his life. The Travises have ceased being active foster parents as they transition to advocacy and lobbying for tougher child-protection laws ...more »

River Bridge Regional Center provides calming space for child abuse victims
Vail Daily NewsApril 24, 2017

"We provide a multidisciplinary approach that brings together child-protection staff, law enforcement, district attorneys and child advocacy center professionals for coordinated investigations, improving communication and data collection, which, in ...more »

Law Enforcement Blotter: Friday, April 21 through Sunday, April 23
Alexandria Echo PressApril 24, 2017

Child protection issue, received report from Douglas County Social Services. Public assist, comp wishes to speak with officer regarding an altercation. Suspicious activity, comp believes male met a prostitute at the motel. Child protection issue ...more »

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