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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...

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)