America’s Failed Child Welfare System Leaves Kids Out in the Cold?
In Chicago, two girls were trapped in abusive foster homes for years because of a clerical error. In New Mexico’s Bernalillo County, 53 child abuse and neglect cases were reported within a 58-day period, with the county on track to double the previous year’s child abuse caseload.
Five Things Sexually Exploited Youth Need to Thrive
WestCoast Children’s Clinic provides specialized services to sexually exploited youth, and conducts research and advocacy to improve protection and support for child trafficking victims. The following was written by Breanne, who was formerly sexually exploited.