Articles about child protection


Pandemic creating special challenges for many grandparents

Last updated: 07/02/2020

When Laurie Tapozada learned that her grandson’s Pre-K was closing indefinitely because of the coronavirus pandemic, she almost fainted. Maybe this will be temporary, she...

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The council that employed an abuser to look after children

Last updated: 07/02/2020

Why have successive investigations failed to establish the full truth behind sexual abuse at care homes in a south London borough? Justice Lowell Goddard will this month begin...

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Some child abuse victims to miss out on redress

Last updated: 07/01/2020

Mail Some child sexual abuse survivors will miss out on compensation because organisations like the Jehovah's Witnesses refuse to join the national redress scheme . Religious,...

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Lack of child abuse reports amid coronavirus crisis worries experts

Last updated: 06/26/2020

Lack of child abuse reports amid coronavirus crisis worries experts Coronavirus restrictions limit chances to notice abuse Email 1 of 2 Danielle Palermo, director of counseling...

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Becoming a father with the help of a community

Last updated: 06/23/2020

Quincy father Kenny Coy has gone from a scared 21-year-old to the confident father of twin boys. QUINCY — When he saw the ultrasound in 2015 showing twins, Quincy father Kenny...

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Step 4 to preventing child abuse: Recognize the Signs

Last updated: 06/20/2020

Step 4 to preventing child abuse: Recognize the Signs Jun 04, 2020 at 02:08 pm by Child Advocacy Center "The signs that a child is being sexually abused are not always obvious,"...

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Child abuse: How and why tech companies look the other way

Last updated: 06/19/2020

The two sisters live in fear of being recognised. One grew out her bangs and took to wearing hoodies. The other dyed her hair black. Both avoid looking the way they did as...

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What We Actually Know About Child Abuse During the Pandemic

Last updated: 06/18/2020

As the coronavirus pandemic continues to overtake America, dozens of headlines are suggesting that social distancing and lockdowns could be causing a surge in child...

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7 reasons people fail their homestudy

Last updated: 06/16/2020

Friday, April 3, 2015 7 reasons people fail their homestudy     The homestudy posts ( Part 1  and Part 2 ) have definitely been the most popular articles on the blog, so I...

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My Childhood Trauma Is Worth the Healing Effort

Last updated: 06/15/2020

My Childhood Trauma Is Worth the Healing Effort June 9, 2020 Megan Griffith Sometimes childhood trauma is big and obvious, but other times, it's more subtle and insidious. In my...

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