Jun 2, 2014 — Each year, 1 percent of children are abused or neglected, usually by their parents. By the time children turn 18, about 1 in 8 of them is likely to have been maltreated, an analysis finds.
Nov 4, 2013 — Brain scans may help people who were ill treated as children realize that they process fear differently than others. They may have a harder time realizing what's truly a threat and what's not. Researchers say that can lead to increased risk of anxiety and depression.
Sep 11, 2013 — A Reuters investigation has detailed the practice of shuffling unwanted children from one set of guardians to another with the government exercising little or no oversight.
Jul 29, 2013 — The FBI says it also arrested more than 150 alleged pimps in 76 U.S. cities during Operation Cross Country VII.
Jan 31, 2013 — Archbishop Jose Gomez said Mahony will no longer have any administrative or public duties, and that Thomas Curry, a former aide to Mahony, had stepped down from his post as regional bishop of Santa Barbara. The files amount to thousands of pages related to the abuse of children by priests.
Aug 29, 2012 — The Wiconi Wawokiya, Inc. shelter serves more than 350 victims of domestic violence, sexual assault and child abuse.
Jan 15, 2008 — News that four young girls were murdered by their mother shocked Washington, D.C. Now, people want to know, how can you protect kids from abuse?