Nearly 1,100 cases of child abuse reported in Selangor from Jan-Sept, state assembly told | Malaysia | #childabuse | #children | #kids

Dr Siti Mariah Mahmud said this number included cases of physical abuse (527 cases), emotional abuse (35) and sexual abuse or harassment (514), without specifying cases involving paedophiles. SHAH ALAM, Dec 1 — A total of 1,076 child abuse cases were reported in the state from January to September this year,…

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Her case is tied to alleged sex crimes by deputy, teacher. Can jurors keep them separate? | News | #teacher | #children | #kids

A high-profile sex crimes trial in Livingston Parish opened Tuesday with prospective jurors facing questions about whether they would be able to separate the defendant from a different but closely-related case against an ex-sheriff’s deputy accused of raping children. Melanie Curtin, 42, appeared in a Livingston courtroom for jury selection…

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Cattaraugus County schools report 150 students with COVID in last 2 weeks | News | #coronavirus | #kids. | #children | #schools

The increasing number of cases of COVID-19 in Cattaraugus County includes a rising number of students and staff in the county’s 11 school districts. From September through November, nearly 650 cases of COVID-19 were reported in county schools. The New York State Department of Health’s COVID-19 Report Card showed 464…

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