Raising the minimum wage would reduce child neglect cases

Raising the minimum wage by $1 per hour would result in a substantial decrease in the number of reported cases of child neglect, according to a new study co-authored by an Indiana University researcher. Congress is considering increases to the federal minimum wage of $7.25 per hour, and several state…

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Accused child molester was school volunteer, officials say

WESH 2 News has learned that an accused child molester was a volunteer at two local elementary schools in Volusia County. Sheriff’s deputies arrested Michael McCabe, 47, on Saturday, after McCabe allegedly molested children while babysitting for families he befriended. McCabe was also a lunchroom volunteer at schools in Holly…

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Justin Bieber impersonator charged with more than 900 child sex offenses

A man who allegedly posed as singer Justin Bieber online has been charged with more than 900 child sex offenses, including rape. The 42-year-old man allegedly used multiple platforms — including Facebook and Skype — to communicate with his victims, Australian police said in a statement Thursday. “The breadth of…

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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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Father accused of punching child

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans LUCERNE VALLEY – A 56-year-old father was put behind bars Monday after he allegedly struck his child, authorities said. Jose Alfonso Sanchez Arias, 56, was arrested on suspicion of inflicting a corporal injury on a child Monday. Read More…. The post…

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The Screaming Child

Some children do not react to disappointments and frustrations with words. They scream sometimes about what they want yet other times without obvious content. When this becomes a pattern, it’s essential for parents to know how to react and cope to lead the child to being able to voice their…

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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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