PA Secretary of Public Welfare Releases 2007 Child Abuse Report
...central registry for abuse reports and
operates ChildLine, a toll-free anonymous hotline available for reporting
suspected cases of abuse and neglect. childline
is available 24 hours a
day, seven days a week by calling (800) 932-0313.
For more information on Pennsylvania's efforts to prevent child abuse
Childline Gears Up for Distraught Potter Fans
...n the novel are killed off.
And to cope with this expected demand, the 24-hour hotline service has drafted in extra volunteers.
supervisor, Kate Tench said that the series about the adventures of a young wizard had become a "major part" of young people's lives.
Maternity leave mooted for South African girls
...ng as 12, perhaps, to submit medical report cards as proof that they use contraceptives to prevent pregnancy.
The non-profit child welfare group childline
has come out in support of "maternity leave" but has warned that pupils might view the prospect of four months off school as an incentive to fall preg...
Frustrations Lead To self-harm
...is. Self-harm also has the tendency to become addictive as it serves to relieve psychological distress and releases natural opioids.
The country’s childline
has revealed that there has been a 20% increase in the calls at its helpline since 1995. Self-harm may also result in suicidal tendencies. Illegal dru...