Action for Children's research, conducted by the University of Stirling, found that 74% of teachers and health professionals in Wales suspect that a child they have come into contact with has been neglected
- but they have felt unable to do anything about it.
The Drugs for Neglected
Diseases initiative (DNDi) and broad-based health care company Abbott (NYSE: ABT) have signed a four-year joint research and non-exclusive licensing agreement to undertake research on new treatments for several of the world's most neglected
tropical diseases, Abbot announced yesterday.
Of the 70 interviewed across the region, 46 said they had suspected a child who was unclean or smelled was being neglected
They also warned of the long-term, damaging problems neglected
children are more likely to suffer, including emotional and mental health issues, poor social skills, limited school attendance, bullying and isolation.
The call comes after social workers in Middlesbrough were condemned for failing to protect three children who were neglected
by their mother who suffered from substance abuse, domestic abuse and depression.
We have not responded with the same sense of urgency and resolve when our nation's children are abused or neglected
Older people are less likely to be abused or neglected
if they understand their rights, have a strong sense of self worth and positive relationships with their families, a recently released Families Commission study says.
Calling for less talk and more action to prevent child neglect, a wide-ranging group of social workers, business leaders and church officials on Thursday established a volunteer-based, six-point plan to improve the safety net for neglected
children in Lane County.
Howe, a Lakehead University researcher, has teamed with colleagues at the University of Rochester, New York, to look into the memory processes in abused and neglected
Fifty years ago, Hay's 10-acre estate was bought by the Sisters of Social Service for $50,000, and turned into the Holy Spirit Retreat Center - a home base from which this religious order of Catholic sisters spread out across Los Angeles to help the poor and neglected
Researchers are increasingly questioning the popular notion that abused or neglected
children often become abusive parents and violent criminals.
Action for Children are this week showcasing the charity's vital work in supporting and speaking out for the most vulnerable and neglected
children and young people, for as long as it takes to make a difference in their lives.
25 said they suspected a child who is wearing inappropriate clothes for their age or the weather was being neglected
11,000 children are abused or neglected
again within one year, and more than 450 children suffer abuse or neglect in foster care.