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Family court changes to protect children 'lifesaving' - BBC News

Children Safety - Fri, 2017-09-29 05:07

BBC News

Family court changes to protect children 'lifesaving'
BBC News
Katie Ghose, chief executive of Women's Aid, said the "vital, lifesaving changes" would make judges more accountable when making child contact decisions. "We want to see children's safety at the heart of all decisions made by the family courts and this ...

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Tanzania: Girls Still Forced Into Marriage - AllAfrica.com

Children Safety - Fri, 2017-09-29 01:03

Tanzania: Girls Still Forced Into Marriage
AllAfrica.com
Standing next to her 11 year old girl, Ms William says life has not been easy for her, as she has to carry at least 35-50kg of gravel to get Sh4000 to feed her two children. "We are normally betrothed at birth. In my case, when I completed my primary ...

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'We don't even know when we're coming back': Puerto Ricans evacuate to Florida on a cruise ship - Los Angeles Times

Children Safety - Thu, 2017-09-28 23:45

Los Angeles Times

'We don't even know when we're coming back': Puerto Ricans evacuate to Florida on a cruise ship
Los Angeles Times
After Hurricane Maria struck, they survived the wind and rain, shortages of gas and food, even scared off a burglar who tried to break into their house. Now Javier Munoz and Alejandra Suarez faced another test — separation. “People will be leaving daily.

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Former Md. School Aide Sentenced To 100 Years In Child Sex Abuse Scandal - NDTV

Children Safety - Thu, 2017-09-28 19:50

NDTV

Former Md. School Aide Sentenced To 100 Years In Child Sex Abuse Scandal
NDTV
The agony Deonte Carraway secretly inflicted on the families of the children he sexually abused or exploited was out in the open Thursday morning, when the former elementary school aide and community choir director was sentenced to 100 years in prison.

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Social media terms 'jargon-busted' for teens - BBC News

Children Safety - Thu, 2017-09-28 17:26

BBC News

Social media terms 'jargon-busted' for teens
BBC News
A set of jargon-busting guides that teach children about their rights on social media sites has been published. Children's Commissioner Anne Longfield said Facebook, Instagram, Snapchat, WhatsApp and YouTube had "not done enough" to clarify their ...

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Brook Stagles death: Legislators propose Child Protective Services Reform act - Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

Children Safety - Thu, 2017-09-28 08:42

Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

Brook Stagles death: Legislators propose Child Protective Services Reform act
Rochester Democrat and Chronicle
A bipartisan bill being drafted by Monroe County legislators would reform the county's Child Protective Services to cap caseloads for child abuse investigators at no more than 15 at a time. The Brook Stagles Child Protective Services Reform Act is ...

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Governor Announces Delaware's Outstanding Volunteers; 24 Recipients Will Be Honored Oct. 25 in Dover Ceremony - news.delaware.gov

Children Safety - Thu, 2017-09-28 07:38

Governor Announces Delaware's Outstanding Volunteers; 24 Recipients Will Be Honored Oct. 25 in Dover Ceremony
news.delaware.gov
The Via Crucis provides a safe, educational activity for more than 100 children each August through Easter, and Dr. Finamore ensures that there is no cost to the families for their children to participate in this safe, fun and educational activity ...

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