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The United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child
Congressional Research Service report R40484 by Luisa Blanchfield, Specialist in Internal Relations. Discusses the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child in relation to the United States, what action it has taken with regard to the treaty, and policy issues in implementing the treaty in the United States.
National Conference of State Legislators (NCSL)
Tools, information, and resources to assist state legislatures develop legislation to achieve the needs of individual states. The website includes a topical list in the Research section. Child Welfare can be found under the topic of Human Services.
Children's Bureau (Office of the Adminstration for Children & Families)
Information about services, programs and funding, child welfare monitoring, federal and state reporting systems, laws and policies, and statistics and research. Includes the Child Abuse and Neglect Web page with links to information about identifying child abuse and neglect, risk and protective factors, and the impact of child abuse and neglect, among other topics.
Child Abuse and Neglect Prevention
Contains information about child abuse/neglect/maltreatment including prevention strategies, consequences, and the economic cost of child abuse and neglect.
Project SAFE Childhood
"Project Safe Childhood is a unified and comprehensive strategy to combat child exploitation. Initiated in May, 2006, Project Safe Childhood combines law enforcement efforts, community action, and public awareness. The goal of Project Safe Childhood is to reduce the incidence of sexual exploitation of children. There are five essential components to Project Safe Childhood: (1) building partnerships; (2) coordinating law enforcement; (3) training PSC partners; (4) public awareness; and (5) accountability."
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