Abuse, Neglect & Maltreatment

The make-believe world of child-abuse campaigners

There is an assumption behind this call for schools to ‘do more’ that currently teachers are neither aware of signs of child sexual abuse nor providing children with sex and relationships education. This is far from the truth. In my… Continue reading

The latest child abuse statistics simply don’t stack up

Have 425,000 children really been abused during the past two years? That is the extraordinary claim suggested in a report put out earlier this week by the Children’s Commissioner, Anne Longfield, which was swallowed whole by… Continue reading

How to spot signs of child abuse

How to spot signs of child abuse

Rachael Bell, a child protection consultant at Child Matters NZ, explains the things to look out for as signs of child abuse.

As part of the Faces of Innocents series, Florence Kerr asked… Continue reading

Letter: Support for Michigan child abuse registry

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“There were cockroaches running around everywhere,” Police arrest mother …

OKLAHOMA CITY – An Oklahoma City mother of two was arrested on two counts of child abuse Monday.

Residents at Amberwood Apartments, near N.W. 39th and Ann Arbor, were disturbed to hear about the allegations.

“It really hurts,” said… Continue reading

Clovis mom sentenced for child abuse charges

Kayla Bass
Kayla Bass

CLOVIS, N.M. (KRQE) – A judge sentenced a Clovis mother to 16 years in prison in an awful child abuse case.

Kayla Bass, 25, was arrested in 2013 after police were called to her home.

They… Continue reading

9 Investigates father arrested on child abuse charges after multiple DCF …

Inside a nondescript block home on a quiet Conway-area street, investigators believe a 38-year-old registered sex offender hit his 9-year-old son so hard that it broke capillaries in the boy’s face.

Neighbors told Channel 9′s Karla Ray that they didn’t… Continue reading

Police Search for Cameron Man Wanted for Alleged Child Abuse


Police are looking for a Cameron man accused of child abuse resulting in serious bodily injury.

According to Sheriff Kevin Cecil, Christopher Travis Helmic is wanted for alleged abuse of an 11-month-old child after an incident that… Continue reading

Kansas councilman, wife, accused of child abuse

TOPEKA, Kan. — A Kansas city councilman and his wife were arrested on Nov. 19 on allegations of child abuse, reports CBS affiliate WIBW.

Jonathan and Allison Schumm, both of Topeka, are each charged with aggravated battery and abuse… Continue reading

3 cell phones seized, under analysis in Salem child abuse case

Jwawn Lamont James Sr., 41, of Salem
Jwawn Lamont James Sr., 41, of Salem

SALEM (WSLS 10) – Newly released search warrants detail moments leading up to the death of a 3-month-old child in Salem.

Salem police have charged the father, Jwawn Lamont James Sr., 41,… Continue reading

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