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Pamphlets and Literature


Words Not To Live By - The idea behind this pamphlet is rather simple. We need to 'watch our language' when we interact with children.

Parenting From the Heart - Common Myths about Disciplining Children, Information on Child Abuse & Neglect, How to Stop Child Abuse, and What to do when a Child Misbehaves.

A Comparative Analysis of the Corporal Punishment of Children: An Exploration of Human Rights and U.S. Law - Using a comparative perspective, this paper explores two approaches to childladult relationships and the practice of corporal punishment: a human rights perspective and a traditional perspective reflected in U.S. law.

Child Abuse and Neglect: The Need For Courage - A presentation on the Definitions, Prevalence, Causes, and Consequences, of Child Abuse and Neglect.

Links to other Related Websites

1. National Clearing House for Child Abuse and Neglect Information
2. Children Now (a Directory of Web Resources: lots of links)
3. American Academy of Pediatrics
4. Child Welfare League of America
5. The ABA Center on Children and the Law
6. National Center for the Study of Corporal Punishment and Alternatives
7. Minnesota Center Against Violence and Abuse
8. Partnerships against Violence Network
9. The Child Trauma Academy or here
10. Project No Spank
11. Murray Straus Corporal Punishment Research page
12. Alice Miller Reference Page
13. Amnesty International Children's Link
14. UNICEF Special Session on Children September 2001
14: UNICEF State of the World's Children 2005
15. Annie E. Casey Foundation (Kids Count Data Book)
16. Children's Express (child reporters cover violence and other issues in their world)
17, Save the Children
18. Prevent Child Abuse America
19. Child Abuse News [A good site to keep up with day-by-day- happenings related to violence in the world of children
20. Global Initiative to End Corporal Punishment of Children
21. EPOCH - USA: Center for Effective Discipline
22. Joint Statement on Physical Punishment of Children
23. UN Committee on the Rights of the Child General Comment on Corporal Punishment of Children:
24. UN Convention on the Rights of Children
25. Children's Rights Information Network (CRIN)