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Woman charged in infant's death violates bond - Beloit Daily News

Thu, 12/14/2017 - 17:04

Beloit Daily News

Woman charged in infant's death violates bond
Beloit Daily News
Nelson was charged in the case after authorities allege she misled Child Protective Services about how Amanii would be cared for, due to an ongoing domestic violence case involving Hodges prior to the baby being born. During previous CPS hearings ...

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Cindy D. Sackrin: On a Mission to Fiercely Protect Clients - Digital Journal

Thu, 12/14/2017 - 16:41

Cindy D. Sackrin: On a Mission to Fiercely Protect Clients
Digital Journal
Cindy D. Sackrin offers a vast portfolio of services to ensure that clients have access to solid legal counsel across a wide range of family law areas. From Divorce, Child Support and Paternity to Domestic Violence, Child Custody, Spousal Support and ...

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Judges in Nicaragua learn to see the world through the eyes of vulnerable women - UNFPA News

Thu, 12/14/2017 - 15:33

UNFPA News

Judges in Nicaragua learn to see the world through the eyes of vulnerable women
UNFPA News
Withholding financial support is considered economic violence; it can result in severe deprivation and desperation. Alba Luz Ramos, President of the Supreme Court of Justice, described it as “one of the most frequent forms of violence.” “What we see is ...

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Study suggests social workers lack tools to identify potential chronic child neglect - Medical Xpress

Thu, 12/14/2017 - 15:29

Medical Xpress

Study suggests social workers lack tools to identify potential chronic child neglect
Medical Xpress
The authors say that many child protection agencies, in the absence of properly targeted assessments, turn to standardized assessments that do not address the potential accumulation of harm due to chronic neglect. "Most of these tools weren't developed ...

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State House Republican lawmakers release 2018 agenda, 'Flag, Family, and Country' - Yellowhammer News

Thu, 12/14/2017 - 10:15

Yellowhammer News

State House Republican lawmakers release 2018 agenda, 'Flag, Family, and Country'
Yellowhammer News
“As a former police chief, I am pleased that increased penalties for felony domestic violence will be considered this session, but all of the agenda's measures are worthy of attention.” Rowe said. “Addressing the opioid crisis, focusing on development ...

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Center for domestic violence victims could save lives | Charlotte ... - Charlotte Observer

Thu, 12/14/2017 - 08:18

Charlotte Observer

Center for domestic violence victims could save lives | Charlotte ...
Charlotte Observer
Domestic violence victims will have a place to find the resources they need under one roof when Charlotte's family justice center opens.

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Stuff the Bus items down, dollars up - Bloomington Pantagraph

Thu, 12/14/2017 - 07:02

Bloomington Pantagraph

Stuff the Bus items down, dollars up
Bloomington Pantagraph
"The financial contributions allow us to buy unique things that a specific child may need," she said. Items will be used during the next year by children taken to the facility at 403 S. State St., Bloomington, when they are at risk of abuse or neglect ...

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Women seeking support from homeless services outnumber men for first time - The Guardian

Wed, 12/13/2017 - 21:31

The Guardian

Women seeking support from homeless services outnumber men for first time
The Guardian
More women than men are seeking homeless support for the first time, with the rise in those escaping domestic or family violence driving a 21% increase in women at risk of homelessness since 2012. New figures released on Thursday by the Australian ...

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