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Articles November and Decmeber 2014

November 15, 2014

IL: Ingleside teachers charged for failure to report child abuse (Video)

WGNTV - Three Northwest Suburban teachers are charged with failing to report suspected child abuse at the hands of a colleague.

November 20, 2014

US: Childhelp Launches New Website Highlighting National Epidemic of Child Abuse

Marketwired - Childhelp®, the nation's oldest and largest non-governmental nonprofit advocating for abused and neglected children, has launched a new website at that highlights and focuses on the Five Too Many campaign aimed at reducing the incidences of child abuse through prevention education.

November 22, 2014

US: Cost of child abuse is high, economically and physically

Midland Reporter-Telegram - As horrific and unimaginable as it sounds, child maltreatment is pervasive in the United States and ranks as one of the nation's most pressing public health and social concerns. While many incidents no doubt go unreported, reliable survey evidence suggests that more than 13 percent of U.S. children are subject to abuse or neglect by a caregiver each year. It impacts children irrespective of age, gender, ethnicity, or socioeconomic status.

December 02, 2014

OK: Pastors arrested, charged with failing to report child abuse

Odessa American - Two pastors have been arrested and charged with failure to report child abuse, a class A misdemeanor, following the arrest of a former youth minister, Angel De Los Santos, 26, charged with six counts of sexual assault of a child on Sept. 8.

December 11, 2014

US: 2014 in Review: The Ups and Downs of Child Protection (Opinion)

Verdict - This year has been an interesting year if for no other reason than that child protection issues are now front and center in the media, and there have been developments (some forward, some backward) at the state, federal, and global levels. Why is this a big deal? The short answer is that until about 12 years ago, there was mostly silence about child protection.

December 12, 2014

US: Adverse childhood experiences impact child health and school outcomes

Medical News Today - Nearly half of all children in the United States are exposed to at least one social or family experience that can lead to traumatic stress and impact their healthy development - be it having their parents divorce, a parent die or living with someone who abuses alcohol or drugs - increasing the risk of negative long-term health consequences or of falling behind in school, suggests new research led by the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health.

December 30, 2014

International: Over 80 Percent Of Dark-Web Visits Relate to Pedophilia, Study Finds

Wired Magazine - The mysterious corner of the Internet known as the Dark Web is designed to defy all attempts to identify its inhabitants. But one group of researchers has attempted to shed new light on what those users are doing under the cover of anonymity. Their findings indicate that an overwhelming majority of their traffic is driven by the Dark Web's darkest activity: the sexual abuse of children.