News tagged with violence

System fails foster children and parents

New research shows that early intervention and support for families is critical if foster children are to be reunited quickly and safely with their birth parents.

Mar 20, 2013
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UN adopts plan to combat violence against women

(AP)—Conservative Muslim and Roman Catholic countries and liberal Western nations approved a U.N. blueprint to combat violence against women and girls, ignoring strong objections from Egypt's Muslim Brotherhood that it ...

Mar 16, 2013
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Partner abuse counseling for women insufficient

Only about one in five central Pennsylvania women who have experienced intimate partner violence is asked or counseled by a health care provider about abuse, according to Penn State medicine and public health science researchers. ...

Mar 08, 2013
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Child marriages: 39,000 every day

Between 2011 and 2020, more than 140 million girls will become child brides, according to United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA).

Mar 07, 2013
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Study focuses on dating violence in Texas public schools

Texas was the first state in the nation to mandate school policies on dating violence, but it still has some work to do in protecting victims and addressing consequences for the crime, according to a study by the Crime Victims' ...

Mar 07, 2013
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