Child Abuse Awareness

I've created this blog in order to bring to the forefront the sad reality of child abuse throughout the world in the 21st century. Currently I'm collecting every piece of information I can find regarding this subject, and put it here with reference to the origin. Please comment and spread it to people that may find this interesting.

Saturday, May 27, 2006

Governor signs 'Kelsey's Law' child abuse and neglect measure

OKLAHOMA CITY Legislation designed to protect children from abuse and neglect that bears the name of a slain 2-year-old Meeker girl was signed into law today by Governor Brad Henry. The bill, known as the Kelsey Smith-Briggs Child Protection Reform Act, would strengthen training of court-appointed child advocates and make judges more accountable for their rulings in child-placement cases. It also augments the ability of state agencies, including the Department of Human Services and the Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation, to act on behalf of children in abusive homes. Copyright 2006 Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed. .

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