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Sep 09, 2014

New law to clamp down on child prostitution

Anyone found guilty of "grooming" a child for prostitution faces up to 14 years in jail. A draft new law published yesterday aims to strengthen existing protections against child sexual exploitation and makes luring a child into the sex industry a sp... #European Union #Dublin, Ireland #U.S. Department of Justice #Fine Gael #Alan Shatter (politician)

Sep 11, 2014

New Vt. DCF commissioner to testify before panel

The new commissioner of the Vermont Department for Children and Families will testify before the legislative committee looking into the workings of the state's child welfare agency following two infant deaths... #European Union #Dublin, Ireland #U.S. Department of Justice #Fine Gael #Alan Shatter (politician)

Aug 21, 2014

Recommendations to fix child welfare go nowhere, experts say

Alberta is failing to track and implement recommendations aimed at improving the child welfare system, a panel of government-appointed experts said Thursday. In an eight-page letter to Human Services Minister Manmeet Bhullar, the seven-member Impleme... #European Union #Dublin, Ireland #U.S. Department of Justice #Fine Gael #Alan Shatter (politician)