- Nassau County judge dismisses foster parents’ petition to adopt & refuses to terminate dad’s rights
- How Child Protection Services Buys and Sells Our Children
- Foster children unsettled during holidays
- New Hampshire Family Court Orders Girl to Public School over Home Schooling Preference of Mother
- Child vs. Country: What Would You Choose?
- Gay rights showdown
- Charity EveryChild issues warning on separated children
- Lancaster police investigating infant’s death
- 20 years after UN pact, many children still suffer
- UGANDA: HIV-positive women need family planning services, study shows
- The Government of Zambia and UNICEF launch situation analysis report
- 20th Anniversary of Child Rights Convention, But Challenges Ahead
- Former CYFS director faces trial for theft
- Legal aid access lagging, says advocate
- South Florida Family Law Attorney Seeks to Raise Awareness of National Adoption Day
- Once Again, Walmart Stops People From Printing Family Photos Due To Copyright Law Claims
- Nov. 20 day to highlight importance of children, UNICEF chief says
- UNICEF: Afghanistan worst for child welfare
- UNICEF Canada Marks 20th Anniversary of the Convention on the Rights of the Child
- Children’s Aid workers to stage a rally in Kitchener
- Teen In Detention For Not Visiting Dad
|Nassau County judge dismisses foster parents’ petition to adopt & refuses to terminate dad’s rightsPosted: 20 Nov 2009 10:17 PM PST
Nassau County New York Family Court Judge, Edmund M. Dane, faults Social Services caseworkers and insufficient evidence as reasons for dismissing petition.
|How Child Protection Services Buys and Sells Our ChildrenPosted: 20 Nov 2009 10:16 PM PST
A Site To Teach Parents how to Protect themselves and their Children from being abused by Child Protection Services
A blog worth checking out.
|Foster children unsettled during holidaysPosted: 20 Nov 2009 10:00 PM PST
“A lot of the kids miss their parents, they love their parents, they have attachments to their parents, so they want to be with their mother or their father or their grandmother, whatever the situation is,” she said. “Some of them are separated from their siblings, so they yearn to be with their siblings.”
|New Hampshire Family Court Orders Girl to Public School over Home Schooling Preference of MotherPosted: 20 Nov 2009 09:41 PM PST
In a case that is of great consequence to education law, as well as to religious liberties issues more broadly, a New Hampshire state court judge recently removed a girl from home schooling by order. On June 14, 2009, Judge Lucinda Sadler of the Laconia Family Division ordered a ten-yearold girl out of religious home schooling and into public school against the wishes of her mother.
|Child vs. Country: What Would You Choose?Posted: 20 Nov 2009 08:53 PM PST
A mother in the Army chose to stay with her child instead of deploying. Now she’s been arrested and could face criminal charges.
|Gay rights showdownPosted: 20 Nov 2009 09:03 AM PST
Catholic Charities, the largest private provider of social services in Washington, D.C., has said it may cut contracts with the city because the city council’s soon-to-be-passed same-sex marriage bill lacks religious freedom protections. The showdown between a faith-based organization and a local government over gay marriage is rare and could set the table for other nonprofits seeking similar protection around the country.
|Charity EveryChild issues warning on separated childrenPosted: 20 Nov 2009 09:00 AM PST
The number of children around the world living without any parents or separated from their families has increased to 24 million with a third of them placed in orphanages, a leading British charity dealing with children’s rights has warned.
|Lancaster police investigating infant’s deathPosted: 20 Nov 2009 09:33 AM PST
Lancaster police have begun a murder investigation following the abuse death of a four-month-old infant.
|20 years after UN pact, many children still sufferPosted: 20 Nov 2009 09:00 AM PST
The United Nations adopted the Convention on the Rights of the Child 20 years ago Friday, yet hundreds of millions of children still suffer from violence, hunger and disease. Associated Press correspondents around the globe interviewed children who illustrate the remaining challenges, along with some victories.
|UGANDA: HIV-positive women need family planning services, study showsPosted: 20 Nov 2009 09:00 AM PST
HIV-positive women in western Uganda want fewer children than women not living with the virus, but often do not have access to family planning services, a new study reveals.
|The Government of Zambia and UNICEF launch situation analysis reportPosted: 20 Nov 2009 09:00 AM PST
As a collaborative effort between the Government of the Republic of Zambia (GRZ) and its partners, including UNICEF, the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF), the Ministry of Finance and National Development today launched a detailed analysis of the situation of children and women in Zambia.
|20th Anniversary of Child Rights Convention, But Challenges AheadPosted: 20 Nov 2009 09:00 AM PST
It is the 20th anniversary of the Child Rights Convention. Ceremonies are being held the world over. Platitudes rent the air. Activists say even if on paper, the convention does mark a step forward but the anniversary is a reminder of the tasks ahead.
|Former CYFS director faces trial for theftPosted: 20 Nov 2009 09:41 AM PST
All charges were bound over yesterday for a former Clearfield County Children, Youth and Family Services director accused of tampering with public records and various theft charges. Lisa Dohner, 47, of Clearfield faces charges of theft by unlawful taking, criminal attempt, theft by deception, tampering with fpbreakpublic records or information, conflict of interest and forgery.
|Legal aid access lagging, says advocatePosted: 20 Nov 2009 09:00 AM PST
Mothers seeking child custody and support and people living in poverty will suffer as a result of the additional cuts to legal aid announced by the Legal Services Society of B.C. Nov. 3, says the West Coast Legal Education and Action Fund.
|South Florida Family Law Attorney Seeks to Raise Awareness of National Adoption DayPosted: 20 Nov 2009 09:04 AM PST
Brian M. Moskowitz, a well-respected family law attorney in south Florida, says the upcoming National Adoption Day can help raise awareness of foster children who need placement in permanent homes.
Note: Glorification of System Sucks. CPS Propaganda in it’s lowest possible form.
|Once Again, Walmart Stops People From Printing Family Photos Due To Copyright Law ClaimsPosted: 20 Nov 2009 09:00 AM PST
It’s been many years since we first wrote about how stores like Walmart were dealing with ridiculous copyright laws by telling employees to simply not allow the printing of “professional-looking” photos, just in case they were covered by someone else’s copyright. Last year, a story popped up about a Walmart employee not letting a family print their own old family photos for this reason. It looks like we’ve got yet another such story. greenbird was the first of a few of you to send in this story about Walmart (yet again) not allowing the printing of family photos (this time for a funeral, which makes it that much more tragic), with copyright used as the reason. Once again, the employee made some dumb statements, such as saying “copyright is forever.”
|Nov. 20 day to highlight importance of children, UNICEF chief saysPosted: 20 Nov 2009 09:00 AM PST
Nov. 20 is the day for the world to focus on how it is treating its children, according to the head of the UN’s child welfare body.
|UNICEF: Afghanistan worst for child welfarePosted: 20 Nov 2009 09:00 AM PST
The UNICEF report also says that war-ravaged Afghanistan is the most dangerous place in the world for a child to be born in. The agency says the country has the highest infant mortality rate in the world.
|UNICEF Canada Marks 20th Anniversary of the Convention on the Rights of the ChildPosted: 20 Nov 2009 09:00 AM PST
November 20 marks the twentieth anniversary of the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child and people will celebrate this historic milestone for children’s rights with events across Canada and around the world. But even as we recognize what has been accomplished for children over the past two decades, UNICEF’s State of the World’s Children report reminds us that much work remains to ensure that every child in every country has every chance to survive and thrive.
Note: And they fail and sweep it under the rug on a daily basis. Go figure.
|Children’s Aid workers to stage a rally in KitchenerPosted: 20 Nov 2009 09:00 AM PST
The union representing Children’s Aid society workers will stage a rally today to try to get the Premier’s attention.
The chance Simcoe County’s most vulnerable residents could suffer because of a funding shortfall to Children’s Aid Societies is “outrageous,” says Simcoe North MPP Garfield Dunlop.
|Teen In Detention For Not Visiting DadPosted: 20 Nov 2009 09:21 AM PST
A Michigan teen has been sentenced to four days in juvenile detention for refusing to visit his father.