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Childhood maltreatment causes neurobiological alterations in early stages of life

Childhood maltreatment causes neurobiological alterations in early stages of life

Study finds greater risk of death from medical causes for infants with histories of reported maltreatment

Study finds greater risk of death from medical causes for infants with histories of reported maltreatment

Children with child protection concerns are more likely to die before they their 16th birthday

Children with child protection concerns are more likely to die before they their 16th birthday

China makes remarkable progress in reducing number of maternal and infant deaths

China makes remarkable progress in reducing number of maternal and infant deaths

States aim to chip away at abortion rights with Supreme Court in mind

States aim to chip away at abortion rights with Supreme Court in mind

UNH's new report on child maltreatment shows mixed trends

UNH's new report on child maltreatment shows mixed trends

250,000 cases of child abuse or neglect may have gone unreported in U.S. COVID pandemic

250,000 cases of child abuse or neglect may have gone unreported in U.S. COVID pandemic

Study examines the long-term impacts of child abuse

Study examines the long-term impacts of child abuse

New study aims to identify how to better protect disabled children

New study aims to identify how to better protect disabled children

Preterm babies have higher risk of reactive attachment disorder

Preterm babies have higher risk of reactive attachment disorder

New report reveals damaging impact of poverty and exploitation on children

New report reveals damaging impact of poverty and exploitation on children

Creating a better future for victims of child abuse and neglect

Creating a better future for victims of child abuse and neglect

Breakthrough research develops novel vaccine poised to cure peanut allergies

Breakthrough research develops novel vaccine poised to cure peanut allergies

Childhood maltreatment associated with development of serious mental illness

Childhood maltreatment associated with development of serious mental illness

Limited research on prevention of sexual violence against women in sub-Saharan Africa

Limited research on prevention of sexual violence against women in sub-Saharan Africa

Study looks at impact of Child Friendly Spaces in countries affected by humanitarian emergencies

Study looks at impact of Child Friendly Spaces in countries affected by humanitarian emergencies

Study provides evidence on how supervision and special guardianship orders are used

Study provides evidence on how supervision and special guardianship orders are used

Mothers with children taken into out-of-home care more likely to receive inadequate prenatal care

Mothers with children taken into out-of-home care more likely to receive inadequate prenatal care

Parents’ mental health problems associated with reactive attachment disorder in children

Parents’ mental health problems associated with reactive attachment disorder in children

State prisons fail to offer cure to 144,000 inmates with deadly hepatitis C

State prisons fail to offer cure to 144,000 inmates with deadly hepatitis C