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Cat Reid

19 November 2018

Kansas City, Missouri, United States

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A Kansas City non-profit called Healing Pathway Victim Service Agency aids children, or the "smallest co-victims" as they call them, of crimes and homicides through case management, education, victim advocacy and trau...

Alaska Public Media

Anne Hillman

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17 August 2018

Anchorage, Alaska, United States

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In order to address child abuse and neglect community members got together to form: R.O.C.K Mat Su, a collaborative organization composed of several organizations that has “teamed up with government agencies, schools ...

The New York Times Magazine

Dan Hurley

2 January 2018

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States

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Wrongly assessing risks for children in potentially abusive or dangerous homes has dire consequences, but a new predictive analytics system is assisting screeners to help those who need it most.

The Christian Science Monitor

Sara Schonhardt

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28 December 2017

Tierra Blanca, Guatemala

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In some rural parts of Guatemala, "more than half the girls...marry before the age of 18." While a coalition of organizations was able to lobby lawmakers, and raise the legal marriage age to 18, real changes happened ...

Jackson Free Press

Ko Bragg

29 November 2017

Jackson, Mississippi, United States

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Media and public scrutiny as well as the experience of being detained can worsen the outlook for juvenile offenders. Increasing court involvement, keeping the media at bay, and having a juvenile facility can help the ...

The Seattle Times

Claudia Rowe

23 October 2017

Seattle, Washington, United States

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As Seattle’s Central District continues plans to expand their juvenile detention center, one prosecutor is looking for ways to keep kids out of it. "Our system has proven woefully inadequate, so we can’t just keep doi...

Governing

Rebecca Beitsch

19 September 2017

Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, United States

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Most states and cities don’t permits mothers who give birth in prison to stay with their children. However, scattered across the country are programs like ReMerge, a program in Oklahoma City that allows mother and chi...

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Brian Ligomeka

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23 December 2016

Malawi

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In Malawi, one out of every two girls is married before the age of 18, some as young as 12 years old. However, some female chiefs are trying to end the practice. One of them, Chief Theresa Kachindamoto, has been able...

Jackson Free Press

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Arielle Dreher

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14 December 2016

Jackson, Mississippi, United States

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The approach of some state detention directors to juvenile justice has evolved at Henley-Young Juvenile Justice Center. Research shows that traditional detention is simply not working as a deterrent to youth crime—and...

Bright Magazine

Kathryn Joyce

6 September 2016

Uganda

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In Uganda, where international adoptions and orphanages are the most present form of child welfare, nonprofits like Reunite, Alternative Care Initiatives-Uganda, and CALM Africa are shifting the country to a welfare m...

WBEZ News

Susie An

18 April 2016

Chicago, Illinois, United States

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A decrease in arrests in Chicago public schools is a result of the district moving away from a zero-tolerance policy for discipline and acting in favor of more instructional intervention. This approach has allowed for...

Cleveland.com (The Plain Dealer)

Rachel Dissell

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10 March 2016

Virginia Beach, Virginia, United States

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A new training program gets police officers to delve into the complexities of teenage brain development, helping law enforcement to recognize mental health issues, respond to them and, if they can, refer families to o...

The New Yorker

Sarah Stillman

4 March 2016

United States

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Juveniles who were placed on sex offender registries, some for crimes they committed before they were even teens, face a slew of life changing consequences that follows them for the rest of their life: “depression, ad...

The Atlantic

Sarah Yager

1 July 2015

Bedford Hills, New York, United States

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More women are being incarcerated around the United States and that has spurred more institutions to create prison nurseries, which allow women to be with their newborns. It's not a new idea, but it's finding support ...

The New York Times

Patricia Leigh Brown

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28 January 2014

Oakland, California, United States

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Girls Court brings an all-hands-on-deck approach to the lives of vulnerable girls, linking them to social service agencies, providing informal Saturday sessions on everything from body image to legal jargon, and offer...

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