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Ending Child Abuse and Neglect Deaths

Federal commission is having conversations with state, tribes and local communities. Next stop: New York City.

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Federal Report Spotlights Health and Well Being of Children in the U.S.

"America’s Children: Key National Indicators of Well-Being" spotlights 41 key indicators of children's lives.

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ACF Increases Online Presence

More programs are engaging public through social media 

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How to Dispel Three Common Lies Taught to Victims of Trafficking

Victims may not know their rights, feel ashamed, are reluctant to admit to victimization, or fear their trafficker.

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Working to Improve the Well Being of Families

ACF addresses health issues in program delivery.

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April is National Child Abuse Prevention Month

This year, we celebrate the theme "Making Meaningful Connections" to help protect children and youth and strengthen families

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ACF Releases 2015-2016 Strategic Plan

Document reflects ACF’s shared vision and commitment to priority work for the coming year.

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ACF Programs Receive Boost from FY 2016 Budget

Obama Administration proposes increased funding for children’s services, domestic violence survivors and anti-trafficking programs.

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2015 Brings New Federal Action to Prevent Child Trafficking

ACF will work even closer with states and child welfare systems to protect children who are vulnerable to human trafficking.

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Nation Sees Reduction in Child Abuse and Neglect in Annual Child Welfare Report

More must be done to prevent abuse to avoid long-lasting health effects.

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