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Brexit damages ability of UK to catch child abuse offenders

https://www.theguardian.com/society/2020/apr/16/mps-call-for-action-over-expected-rise-in-child-sexual-abuse-during-coronavirus-pandemic Europol said it had seen “increased online activity by those seeking child abuse material”. The UK will cease to belong to Europol, which helps…

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U.K. legislates social media companies to eliminate child abuse

New laws proposed to tackle social media companies streaming child abuse, extremism, terrorist attacks and cyberbullying have been welcomed by senior police and children’s charities….

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The global problem of child maltreatment

https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/17542863.2016.1264440 Child abuse and neglect negatively impact both neurological and psychological development. Patterns of abuse are learned and repeated in families. Adverse childhood experiences are…

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Australian state governments increasing pressure on church to report child abuse

https://apnews.com/83a3961a3808451193b7982b411d2774 The Catholic Church in Australia on Friday rejected a recommendation by a government inquiry that priests be required to report evidence of child sex…

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The global problem of child maltreatment

https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/17542863.2016.1264440 Child abuse and neglect negatively impact both neurological and psychological development. Patterns of abuse are learned and repeated in families. Adverse childhood experiences are…

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Science denial & anti-vaxxers is child abuse

https://www.cdc.gov/measles/about/history.html In the 9th century, a Persian doctor published one of the first written accounts of measles disease. Francis Home, a Scottish physician, demonstrated in…

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Dame Lesley says it can’t always be ascribed to poverty

http://www.nzherald.co.nz/nz/news/article.cfm?c_id=1&objectid=12015509 Dame Lesley says it can’t always be ascribed to poverty, so we need to dig deeper. It was only a couple of weeks ago…

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Cheaper mobile data linked to rise in child exploitation

Wider access to smartphones and super-fast internet access are giving rise to a disturbing trend: a surge in on-demand, live-streaming online child sexual abuse, according…

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After waiting for 31 minutes to report child abuse, caller gave up

http://www.nzherald.co.nz/lifestyle/news/article.cfm?c_id=6&objectid=11988847 Set up last year as the replacement for Child, Youth and Family, one of Oranga Tamariki’s main stated objectives is to put the safety…

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Australia: abuse survivors committing serious crimes barred from accessing redress

https://www.theguardian.com/australia-news/2018/jan/31/plea-for-criminals-who-were-victims-of-child-sexual-abuse-to-access-redress-scheme “What I’m leading to here is the fact that I would have been all right in life if it hadn’t been for the sexual…

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