National Child Welfare Fatalities Convenes Feb. 24
The Commission to Eliminate Child Abuse and Neglect Fatalities, a committee established by the Protect Our Kids Act, will hold its first public hearing on February 24. The Protect Our Kids Act, passed in late 2012 on the heels of the molestation scandal involving former Penn State football coach Jerry Sandusky, established a two-year commission consisting of six members appointed by President Obama and six by congressional leaders.
One Reason to Believe Dylan Farrow: Talking about It Hurts More Than Silence
In these past two weeks, the subject of child sexual abuse has been uncharacteristically prevalent in the headlines. Dylan Farrow, the adopted daughter of Mia Farrow and Woody Allen, posted a letter in the New York Times about how her adopted father touched her when she was 7-years-old.