MISSING CHILDREN RESOURCES

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These are Missing Children Resources.
Please also see: Parental Abduction Resources


ARTICLES/INFORMATION/RESEARCH
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Half of autistic children run away: Protecting the vulnerable in NYC
According to a report by the American Academy of Pediatrics "49 percent of all autistic children will run away at least once before they turn 17.
26 percent of the autistic children who run away are missing long enough to cause concern.
24 percent of those missing are in danger of drowning.
65 percent of those missing are in danger of traffic injury."
The Epoch Times, May 25, 2014.

A Tale of Two Kidnappings
CBS News, June 20, 2002

Kidnapped Baby Learns True Identity at Age 22
The Associated Press, March 9, 2001

Man Who Held Girl Captive for Decade Given 14 Years
Mainichi Daily News, January 22, 2002

Why Are They Still Missing?
Series of articles by The Hartford Courant, April 15, 2001

Kidnaping of Juveniles: Patterns From NIBRS
Comprehensive study from the Office of Juvenile Justice & Delinquency Prevention's Juvenile Justice Bulletin, June 2000. [PDF]

Second Comprehensive Study of Missing Children
Report from The Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention, Juvenile Justice Bulletin, April 2000

When Your Child Is Missing: A Family Survival Guide
Information from The Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention, Jan 19, 1996

Homeless and Runaway Youth Health and Health Needs: A Position Paper of the Society for Adolescent Medicine
Journal of Adolescent Health: 1992;13:717-726

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ORGANIZATIONS/AGENCIES
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Child Find (CANADA)
212 2211 McPhillips Street
Winnipeg, Manitoba
R2V 3M5
Phone: (204)339-5584
Toll-free: 1-800-387-7962
www.childfind.ca

International Centre for Missing & Exploited Children
Charles B. Wang International Children's Building
699 Prince Street
Alexandria, VA 22314-3175
Phone: (703) 274-3900
www.icmec.org
Working to provide a coordinated, international response to the problem of missing and exploited children and creation of a global missing children website network.

Interpol Missing Children Search
General Secretariat
200, quai Charles de Gaulle
69006 Lyon
France
www.interpol.int/Public/Children/Missing/Search/Form.asp
Interpol maintains a database of missing and abducted children on behalf of the 181 member countries.

Missing Children Society of Canada
Suite 219, 3501 - 23 Street NE
Calgary, Alberta T2E 6V8
Phone: (403) 291-0705
Toll-free: 1-800-661-6160
www.mcsc.ca

National Runaway Switchboard
Toll-free: 1-800-621-4000
www.nrscrisisline.org
24–hour crisis line, referrals to shelters, food, counseling, travel assistance.

Youth Crisis Hotline
Toll-free: 1-800-HIT-HOME
Services for runaway and homeless youth, crisis counseling, referrals to food, shelter, and travel assistance.

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CHILD ABUSE
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  > Emotional Abuse
  > Physical Abuse
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CHILD CARE
CHILD LABOR
CHILD PORNOGRAPHY
  > U.S. Reporting Agencies
  > Int'l Reporting Agencies
CHILD SAFETY
  > Internet Safety
  > Latchkey Children
CHILD SEXUAL ABUSE
  > Child Sex Tourism
  > Corporal Punishment
  > Intrafamilial (Incest)
  > Male Victims Journal
        References

  > Prostituted Children
CHILDREN AND MEDICATION
  > for "ADHD"
  > for "Behavioral Disorders"
  > for "Early Puberty"
  > for Depression
  > "Chemical Restraints"
CIRCLE OF TRUST ABUSE ARTICLES/MEDIA REPORTS
  > Circle of Trust Abuse Resources
CONSCRIPTED CHILDREN:— aka "Child Soldiers"
CONTACT LEGISLATORS
DOMESTIC VIOLENCE (US)
  > Domestic Violence (Int'l)
  > Disabled Abuse
  > Elder Abuse
DONATIONS/VOLUNTEERS
"FALSE ALLEGATIONS"
  > Memory Repression
        and/or Recovery

FOSTER CARE
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GENOCIDE
HATE CRIMES
  > Wartime Rape
HEALTH CARE
  > Female Genital Mutilation
HIV and AIDS (US)
  > HIV and AIDS (Int'l)
  > Pediatric HIV and AIDS
HOTLINES (US)
HOTLINES (Int'l)
HUMAN TRAFFICKING
  > Bonded Labor
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        by Traffickers/Employers

  > Human Organ Trafficking
INFANT ABANDONMENT (U.S.)
> Infant Abandonment (Int'l)
JUVENILE JUSTICE (US)
  > Juvenile Justice (Int'l)
  > Juvenile Corrections
  > Juveniles Tried/Sentenced
        as Adults

LEGAL RESOURCES
LESBIAN, GAY, BI and
  TRANSGENDER

  > Articles & Commentary
MENTAL HEALTH
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  > Crisis Intervention
  > Depression
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  > Eating Disorders (Int'l)
  > Erotomania
  > Munchausen's Syndrome
        by Proxy

  > Self Injury
  > Substance Abuse (U.S.)
  > Substance Abuse (Int'l)
  > Traumatic Stress Disorders
  > Trichotillomania
        (Hair Pulling)

MISSING CHILDREN
  > Parental Abduction
PAIN MANAGEMENT
PARENTING RESOURCES
  > Corporal Punishment
  > Teen/Young Adult Parents
PETS/ASSISTANCE ANIMALS
  > Abuse and Domestic Violence
  > Abuse: Diagnostic Indicators
  > Animal Companionship
  > Animal Rescue and
        Rehabilitation

  > Animals for Comfort
        Therapy and Court Escorts

  > Assistance/Therapy Training
RISK TO YOUTH
  >Bullying
  >Online Suicides
SEX OFFENDERS
SEXUAL ASSAULT
  > Acquaintance/Date Rape
  > Drug-Facilitated Rape
  > Prison Rape
  > "Rape Culture"
  > Rape as a Weapon of War
  > Sexual Harassment
STALKING
THEOCRACY AS FASCISM
UN CONVENTION ON THE
   RIGHTS OF THE CHILD

VICTIM RESOURCES
  > Resources for Coping
YOUTH VIOLENCE
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