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Child abuse rules needed: fed govt

Child abuse rules needed: fed govt | Child Abuse- Australia | Scoop.it
The federal government is developing new rules to protect children in foster care as new figures show a sharp rise in cases of abuse and neglect.
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Is this child abuse? The courts think so

Is this child abuse? The courts think so | Child Abuse- Australia | Scoop.it
Victorian welfare authorities begin using extreme obesity as a reason to support children being separated from their parents – and experts predict more cases as the population gets fatter.
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'Every image is a crime scene': police crack online child abuse images network

'Every image is a crime scene': police crack online child abuse images network | Child Abuse- Australia | Scoop.it
An online network that shared child exploitation images has been uncovered leading to the arrest of 20 men and a woman Australia wide.
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Mother charged with distributing child abuse material involving her two daughters

Mother charged with distributing child abuse material involving her two daughters | Child Abuse- Australia | Scoop.it
A woman has been charged with producing and distributing child abuse material involving her two daughters who were taught by a Sydney dance teacher accused of sexually assaulting his students.
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'The system is failing the children of this state': most child abuse cases closed early, says PSA

'The system is failing the children of this state': most child abuse cases closed early, says PSA | Child Abuse- Australia | Scoop.it
Only 30 per cent of NSW's most serious child abuse cases are fully investigated with a visit by a case worker because of staff shortages, says the Public Service Association, which represents social workers.
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Most of us would not report child abuse cases

Most of us would not report child abuse cases | Child Abuse- Australia | Scoop.it
Almost 33,000 Australian children suffered some form of abuse last year but more than half the population would turn a blind eye when confronted with the signs.
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Together is the only way to end child abuse

Together is the only way to end child abuse | Child Abuse- Australia | Scoop.it
For 20 years I was a detective in the NSW Police force and for a time specialised in child abuse and sexual assault investigations.
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Child abuse cases start to rise again

Child abuse cases start to rise again | Child Abuse- Australia | Scoop.it
The number of child abuse and neglect victims rose 20 per cent last year, reversing a long-term decline.
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Calls to child abuse helpline rise 300%

Calls to child abuse helpline rise 300% | Child Abuse- Australia | Scoop.it
Four times as many child abuse survivors are seeking professional help since a royal commission into the issue was announced last year, research shows.
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Child abuse most often perpetrated by immediate family

Child abuse most often perpetrated by immediate family | Child Abuse- Australia | Scoop.it
Research quashes the perception that most abuse happens inside institutions.
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