PARENTAL ABDUCTION RESOURCES

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


ARTICLES/INFORMATION/RESEARCH
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Competent Assistance in Prevention
Article by Maureen Dabbagh, September 2002, offering information about international parental abduction.

The Criminal Justice System's Response to Parental Abduction
Juvenile Justice Bulletin, December 2001

Early Identification of Risk Factors for Parental Abduction
Juvenile Justice Bulletin, March 2001

Family Abductors: Descriptive Profiles and Preventive Interventions
Juvenile Justice Bulletin, January 2001

Hague Convention on the Civil Aspects of International Child Abduction
Full text of the Convention adopted by the Fourteenth Session on 25 October 1980.

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

New Laws Designed to Protect Children, Elderly From Abuse
The Telegraph, July 23, 2001


ORGANIZATIONS/AGENCIES
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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.

International Parental Abduction
U.S. Dept. of State, Office of Children's Issues
Phone: (317) 472-2328 (Outside the U.S.)
Toll-free: 1-888-407-4747
travel.state.gov/family/abduction.html
Information, assistance, legislation, country-specific abduction procedures.

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

Our Missing Children Registry
c/o National Missing Children Services
Royal Canadian Mounted Police
1200 Vanier Parkway
P.O. Box 8885
K1G 3M8
Phone: (613) 993-1525
Toll Free: 1-877-318-3576
www.ourmissingchildren.ca
Canada's National Clearinghouse for missing children. Website available in English and French.

Team H.O.P.E.
310 Pensdale St.
Philadelphia, Pa. 19128
Toll-free: 1-866-305-HOPE
www.teamhope.org
Support network for families with missing children.

Vanished Children's Alliance
991 W. Hedding Street, Suite 101
San Jose, California 95126
Phone: (408) 296-1113
Toll-free: 1-800-VANISHED
www.vca.org
Non-profit corporation providing nationwide and overseas assistance to families in all categories of missing children: non-family (stranger) abductions, family abductions, and runaways.

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