Runaway Girl: Escaping Life on the Streets, One Helping Hand at a Time by Carissa Phelps and Larkin Warren tells the story of a girl who was kidnapped at age 12 and forced into prostitution. The memoir details Carissa Phelps' journey from runaway to success story and illuminates the problem of sex trafficking in America.
Palm Beach Post Reporter Michael LaForgia follows up on his 2011 Casey Medal Winning story and launches a new series on Florida's lax oversight of summer camps.
The study tallies the financial costs of child abuse and neglect and estimates the economic implications for victims and society.
The Ms. Foundation for Women and the Berkeley Media Studies Group closely examines the first nine days of news coverage of the Penn State University child sexual abuse case.
The study finds that juvenile offenders are often released to neighborhoods with a culture of violence.
The report finds that TANF, the nation's primary welfare program, does not adequately aid victims of domestic violence.
The guide highlights key protective factors that prevent child abuse and neglect.
A compilation of the latest statistics on the health and welfare of U.S. children, including individual fact sheets on each state.
The report summarizes the effects of and misconceptions about fear-eliciting experiences that occur early in life.
The national study finds that nearly one-third of prostituted juveniles taken into custody by police are treated more as criminal offenders than as victims.
The brief finds that rural families that that have been reported of child abuse are more likely than urban families to be headed by a single parent and endure economic and family stress.
The study finds that abuse in childhood is strongly linked to migraines and other pain disorders in adulthood.
The report estimates that 12 percent of adjudicated youth report sexual victimization in juvenile facilities.
The report explores the multiple ways in which LGBT youth experience bias within the juvenile justice system.
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