News Roundup January 28

  • A report by the Children’s Advocacy Institute at the University of San Diego School of Law has criticised the US government for vfailing to invest in solutions to child abuse among other shortcomings including poor enforcement of child protection laws: http://bit.ly/1CLGknx find the full report here: http://www.caichildlaw.org/ShameonUS.htm

  • Child psychiatrist, Boris Rubinstein wrote a detailed piece on the effects of corporal punishment and the challenges faced by parents for the Huffington Post: http://huff.to/1D8yUsg

  • UNICEF has released a new music video with RL Grime to highlight child marriage and it's being shared with the hashtag #ENDChildMarriageNow http://bit.ly/1Hb5v76

  • Save the Children has praised President Obama's call to invest in early childhood: http://bit.ly/159zGd6

  • Cases of two teenage girls lead to Ethiopian women vowing to turn the tide of violence, rape and murder: http://bit.ly/1wz2lig

  • Conviction for doctor in Egypt's first female genital mutilation case: http://rfi.my/1z1UdwG

  • UNICEF is reporting the release of 3000 child soldiers in South Sudan: http://strib.mn/1yMIRfs

  • Obamas Honor Work Of 12-Year-Old Child Slave Turned Activist During India Trip http://buff.ly/1EpIGdC

  • How the Decline of Child Marriages Helps the Fight Against Poverty http://buff.ly/1EpIZoy