Doing good deeds in this world doesn’t have to be a complicated process. All it takes is a willingness to reach out and desire to do whatever it takes to make sure others are doing well. You should also feel like you’re empowered to help and improve someone else’s day or life and that you […]
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Child abduction or child theft is the unauthorized removal of a minor from the custody of the child’s natural parents or legally appointed guardians. 20 percent of the children reported to the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children in non-family abductions are not found alive. In 80 percent of abductions by strangers, the first contact between the child and the abductor occurs within a quarter mile of the child’s home.
The girl stepped into the courtroom with her new biker friends.They had provided a motorcade escort to her family — two motorcyclists ahead of a donated car (no identifying plates) and two behind. They cocooned the 13-year-old when she entered the Wyandotte County building.The bikers, with prosecutors and counsel, surrounded her as she and her parents walked down the hallways and to their seats before a judge.
MICHIGAN – A 4-year-old girl who died after allegedly being tortured by her mother and boyfriend had been so badly burned that her big toe fell off and melted skin was found in the bathtub. The gruesome details surrounding Gabby Barrett’s death emerged after the little girl’s mother Candice Diaz, 24, and her boyfriend Brad Fields, 28, were captured by police on Tuesday. The couple had sparked a nationwide manhunt after going on the run from Sumpter Township on New Year’s Day after Gabby died. They were arrested 792 miles away in southern Georgia.
An Arkansas man has been sentenced to 40 years in prison for sexually abusing children while working as a missionary in Haiti. A U.S. Department of Justice news release says 36-year-old Daniel Pye was sentenced Wednesday. He was convicted in November of three counts of traveling in foreign commerce with the purpose of engaging in illicit sexual conduct with a minor.
One of toddler James Bulger’s killers has been charged over indecent images of children and his trial is to be held in private at an unnamed court, the Crown Prosecution Service has said. Jon Venables was returned to prison in November after he was allegedly caught with child abuse images. The CPS released a statement on Friday revealing that he had been charged and was to face trial.
Parents have been warned sexual predators are using a dangerous new app to prey on children as young as 10. Yubo, which used to be called Yellow, has been called ‘Tinder for teens’ due to its similarities with adult dating app Tinder in which users swipe to find matches. The app had over a million monthly users in Australia, and is one of the most popular apps downloaded by teens and pre-teens.
Bullying is the use of force, threat, or coercion to abuse, intimidate, or aggressively dominate others. The behavior is often repeated and habitual. One essential prerequisite is the perception, by the bully or by others, of an imbalance of social or physical power. Behaviors used to assert such domination can include verbal harassment or threat, physical assault or coercion, and such acts may be directed repeatedly towards particular targets. Rationalizations for such behavior sometimes include differences of social class, race, religion, gender, sexual orientation, appearance, behavior, body language, personality, reputation, lineage, strength, size or ability.
When it comes to choosing where you want to go with your nursing career, there are several different jobs and specialties out there to choose from. If you want to use your nursing career in order to help children in your local area and further afield, the good news is that there are many options that you might want to consider to reach this career goal. We’ve listed some of the best nursing job titles that are the perfect choice for anybody who wants a rewarding career with children.
There are millions of children, both in the United States and around the world, who are alive today thanks to some of the recent advances we have made in the provision of children’s health care. As time goes on, we gain a deeper understanding of how to diagnose, treat, and prevent a number of serious conditions, which previously would have proven to be fatal in many cases.
Whether it is the fight against cyberbullying or a new movement to help victims of abuse get the help they need, one of the first – and perhaps the most important – steps to take is raising awareness. All stakeholders must be aware of the social movement or the cause for it to be effective. This means reaching out to victims, loved ones, community members, and agents of change in an effective way.
Authorities in China detained a woman suspected of abusing children at a Beijing kindergarten run by a US-listed company in a case that has caused nationwide anger. Police in Beijing’s Chaoyang district said in a statement Saturday that an investigation into a kindergarten run by Beijing-based RYB Education has led to the criminal detention of a 22-year-old female teacher on suspicion of abusing children.
PENNSYLVANIA – Police say a 23-year-old woman left her dead newborn child in a bag under the porch of her father’s Pennsylvania home. Authorities say Brittany Robinson was charged Sunday with criminal homicide, abuse of a corpse, tampering with evidence and concealing the death of a child. Police say they believe the baby was born alive. An autopsy is set for Monday night to determine the exact cause of death.
DREAMCATCHERS FOR ABUSED CHILDREN, INC. is an official non-profit 501(c)3 child abuse & neglect organization. Our mission is to educate the public on all aspects of child abuse such as symptoms, intervention, prevention, statistics, reporting, and helping victims locate the proper resources necessary to achieve a full recovery. We also cover areas such as bullying, teen suicide & prevention, children\'s rights, child trafficking, missing & exploited children, online safety, and pedophiles/sex offenders.