Child abuse, porn cases in Japan hit record highs in 2016

The number of cases of child abuse and pornography in Japan reached record highs in 2016, the National Police Agency said Thursday. The police reported to child consultation centers suspected abuse of 54,227 minors aged below 18, up 46.5% from the previous year and topping the 50,000 line for the…

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Angelina Jolie Resurfaces In Video Plea To End Child Abuse Worldwide

Angelina Jolie has resurfaced in a video plea to support the International Criminal Court’s efforts to protect the lives of children worldwide, after she’s largely avoided the spotlight during her ongoing custody battle with estranged husband Brad Pitt. As a special envoy of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, Jolie…

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Stomp Out Child Abuse Awareness Walk

WILLIAMSON – As part of Child Abuse Awareness Month, a Stomp Out Child Abuse Awareness Walk was held at noon Wednesday in downtown Williamson. The walk began in front of the Mingo County Department of Health and Human Resources (DHHR) Office and ended at the Mingo County Courthouse. Family Resource…

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‘Imagine’ fundraiser fights child abuse

River Bridge Regional Center holds its fourth annual “Imagine” fundraiser Saturday, with all proceeds benefiting the Glenwood Springs-based nonprofit’s child advocacy programs. The event takes place from 6 to 10 p.m. at River Valley Ranch’s Old Thompson Barn, with tickets $50 in advance and $55 at the door if they…

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Man found guilty of sex abuse

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans CHARLES CITY, Ia. — A convicted sex offender who was defeated in a Charles City school board election has been found guilty of sexually abusing a teenage boy. A jury found 60-year-old Doug Lindaman, of Charles City, guilty of third-degree sexual…

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Baltimore Child Abuse Center seeking donations

That is exactly what the Baltimore Child Abuse Center is hoping people will do. The center takes care of families who find themselves in traumatic situations, and often times that means a child being removed from their home. So, those at the center are doing all they can to help…

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DHS settles child abuse case for $15 million

It’s taken more than two years and hundreds of thousands of records, but nine medically fragile children who were once wards of the Oregon Department of Human Services and entrusted to its foster care program, will share a $15 million settlement reached Dec. 17 at the U.S. District Court in…

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