Juvenile Justice

Juvenile justice refers to the legal system that is responsible for handling cases involving children and teenagers who have committed crimes. Juvenile justice systems vary by country but typically involve separate courts, procedures, and programs for young offenders. The goal of juvenile justice is to rehabilitate young offenders and promote their reintegration into society, rather than punishing them for their crimes. Juvenile justice systems are designed to take into account the unique needs and circumstances of young offenders, such as their age, cognitive development, and social environment. There are ongoing debates about the effectiveness of juvenile justice systems and the appropriate balance between punishment and rehabilitation.

 

 

New alliance (Alliance to Fight Human Trafficking in SWLA) formed to combat human trafficking – American Press
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New alliance (Alliance to Fight Human Trafficking in SWLA) formed to combat human trafficking – American Press

Published 11:45 am Thursday, September 21, 2023  Southwest Louisiana is a target for human traffickers due to its location on the I-10 corridor between Houston and New Orleans. To combat human trafficking in the area, local, state and federal partners have collaborated to create the Alliance to Fight Human Trafficking in SWLA. This was announced…

‘Human Trafficking’ most ‘Abhorrent Crime’
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‘Human Trafficking’ most ‘Abhorrent Crime’

Mahadeep Singh JamwalHuman trafficking means ‘Trade of Humans’ (Men, Women including Children). Trafficking in human beings is not only one of the most abhorrent crimes challenging today but it is also one of the most complex ones. The United Nations defines ‘Human Trafficking’ as the recruitment, transportation, transfer, harboring or receipt of persons by means…

Testimony by Tara Lee Rodas for The House Judiciary Subcommittee on Immigration Integrity, Security, and Enforcement
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Testimony by Tara Lee Rodas for The House Judiciary Subcommittee on Immigration Integrity, Security, and Enforcement

Editor’s note: We are non-partisan. Children are being hurt. Please, watch, read, learn, and act accordingly. Hearing Date: Wednesday 04/26/2023 – 3:00 PM Hearing Location: 2141 Rayburn House Office Building The hearing, “The Biden Border Crisis: Exploitation of Unaccompanied Alien Children,” will examine the unprecedented surge of unaccompanied alien children at the southwest border and…

Empowering service providers to overcome biases and uplift the well-being of boys and young men affected by sexual exploitation
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Empowering service providers to overcome biases and uplift the well-being of boys and young men affected by sexual exploitation

In an ideal world, all young people should have access to safe environments and connections with supportive individuals who prioritize their health and well-being. These spaces would allow them to freely express themselves and pursue their aspirations. Unfortunately, this isn’t always the reality. Many young individuals, especially boys and young men, who have experienced or…

Explained | What has India done to address child trafficking?
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Explained | What has India done to address child trafficking?

The story so far: “There are 160 million children waiting for your action. How long will they have to wait?” asked Kinsu Kumar, a survivor of child labour and rights advocate, while speaking at a panel organised on the occasion of World Day Against Child Labour. Mr. Kumar started working at the age of six,…

36 Days of Type: Indian Laws That Shaped Our Lives
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36 Days of Type: Indian Laws That Shaped Our Lives

For #36DaysOfType, The Swaddle’s Denise D’Souza illustrated the A-Z of Indian laws that have impacted Indians in unforeseen ways. ⁠ The Armed Forces Special Powers Act of 1958 (AFSPA) grants the military the ability to maintain public order in ‘disturbed areas,’ through wide powers of arrest, the right to shoot to kill, and to occupy or…

13-year-old charged with murder after confessing to killing 4-year-old sibling: Danville Police
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13-year-old charged with murder after confessing to killing 4-year-old sibling: Danville Police

A teen in Virginia is facing a murder charge in connection to the death of a sibling. According to the Danville Police Department, a 13-year-old has been charged with first-degree murder and the victim is the teen’s 4-year-old sibling. Police said in a news release, the teen recently confessed to suffocating the 4-year-old. Police said…

Sex trafficking plea deal means unending ‘nightmare’ for Texas mom
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Sex trafficking plea deal means unending ‘nightmare’ for Texas mom

Several people who worked on the case said they were outraged by the final resolution, which gave 2 men charged with sex trafficking a plea deal to walk free. SAN ANTONIO — Irma Reyes changed clothes in the back seat of the pickup: skirt, tights, turtleneck, leather jacket. All black. She brushed her hair and…

URI professor discusses worsening child labor in the United States
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URI professor discusses worsening child labor in the United States

KINGSTON, R.I. – March 13, 2023 -In recent weeks, the issue of child labor in the United States – particularly among migrant children – has come under new scrutiny. In mid-February, the U.S. Department of Labor issued a release detailing a $1.5 million penalty paid by Packers Sanitation Services Inc., one of the largest food…