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Child abuse and protection: October 2011
Just one violent incident ... : gendered violence and its impact on children / Pam Simmons
Office of the Guardian for Children and Young People, 2011
Summary: Family violence is likely to be the most prevalent form of gendered violence against women and children but general public awareness of it is still limited.
National Guidelines for agencies working with child witnesses
New Zealand Government, 2011
Summary: Guidelines developed by agencies working with child witnesses to ensure that each child witness, along with their family receives the best possible service throughout their involvement in the criminal justice system
Online child sexual abuse content : the development of a comprehensive, transferable international internet notice and takedown system / Weixiao Wei
Nominet Trust, 2011
Summary: This report provides an in-depth analysis and evaluation of the existing legislative framework and regulatory regimes relating to online child sexual abuse content. The notice and takedown system relating to online child sexual abuse content is specifically examined along with other regulatory regimes including statutory regulation and Internet blocking.
Sentencing snapshot : child sexual assault, 2009-2010 / Jessie Holmes
New South Wales Bureau of Crime Statistics and Research, 2011
Summary: Prison penalties were imposed on 75 per cent of offenders convicted of an offence of aggravated child sexual assault in NSW, in 2009 and 2010, with an average aggregate sentence of 68 months, and an average minimum term of 39 months..
What's going on to safeguard children and young people from sexual exploitation? How local partnerships respond to child sexual exploitation / Sue Jago ... [et al.]
University of Bedfordshire, 2011
Summary: This research project has explored the extent and nature of the response of the Local Safeguarding Children Boards to the 2009 UK government guidance on safeguarding children and young people from sexual exploitation
- Long-term outcomes of passive bullying during childhood : suicide attempts, victimization and offending / Martin Killias, Silvia Staubli and Gwladys Gillieron
European journal of criminology 8(5) Sep 2011: 377-385
Summary: The study of 21,000 young Swiss men covered experiences of bullying before age 12. Results show that victims are still negatively affected by conduct problems including violent victimisation and suicide attempts in early adulthood.
- Services and programs for children and young people who experience domestic and family violence / Anne Morris
Australian Domestic and Family Violence Clearinghouse newsletter no. 46 Spring 2011: 5-7
Summary: Reports on the changing Australian context for service provision for young victims of family violence and provides an overview of the diversity of approaches to working with children and young people in different areas
- Young people transitioning from out-of-home care / Philip Mendes
Alternative law journal 36(3) 2011: 195-196
Summary: Local and international research suggests an over-representation of young people leaving state out-of-home care in the youth justice system
Child witnesses in the Criminal Courts / New Zealand. Ministry of Justice
Summary: Contains details of a reform package approved by the NZ Cabinet to improve the way child witnesses are treated in the criminal justice system including reducing the lengthy delays before children give evidence at court and improving the questioning of children, particularly during cross-examination