Child Abuse http://nhpr.org en Checking Up On Child Abuse In New Hampshire http://nhpr.org/post/checking-child-abuse-new-hampshire <p>A leading expert finds a large drop in these cases and suggests likely factors include improved prevention and treatment programs. But there are several ways to interpret these numbers, and in some cases, they don’t match up with what child advocates see in the courts and elsewhere. &nbsp;We’ll take a new look at this longstanding issue.</p><p></p><p><strong>Guests:</strong></p> Mon, 18 Mar 2013 12:11:44 +0000 Laura Knoy 23859 at http://nhpr.org Checking Up On Child Abuse In New Hampshire House Votes To Restore Lawyers In Child Abuse Cases http://nhpr.org/post/house-votes-restore-lawyers-child-abuse-cases <p>Parents accused of abuse or neglect of a child could again be appointed attorneys. At the State House Wednesday, a <a href="http://www.gencourt.state.nh.us/legislation/2013/HB0671_i.html" target="_blank">bill </a>to restore legal representation passed the House unanimously. Wed, 06 Mar 2013 18:17:11 +0000 Todd Bookman 23191 at http://nhpr.org America's Failing Grade On Child Abuse http://nhpr.org/post/americas-failing-grade-child-abuse <div class="transcript"><p>Child abuse in America.&nbsp; A national report says more children in the United States die from abuse and neglect than kids in any other industrialized democracy, with a child maltreatment rate three times that of Canada and eleven times higher than Italy.&nbsp; We&rsquo;re looking at this issue both at the national level and in New Hampshire. What&rsquo;s driving these numbers, and where progress is being made.</p><p><strong>Guest:</strong></p> Thu, 03 Nov 2011 04:00:00 +0000 Laura Knoy 196 at http://nhpr.org America's Failing Grade On Child Abuse