Saving the life of one child can change the world
|Young children more likely to be killed by parents than others|
|Parents who kill their children are receiving more attention in several national studies.|
|Classification of Child Homicide by Parent|
|Investigators at UT Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas are providing insight into a most disturbing crime - the killing of a child by a parent, or filicide.|
|When Parents Kill - Why fathers do it. Why mothers do it.|
|It will do a good deal to advance the cause of children's rights if we begin to consider them as legal entities in and of themselves.|
|The dilemma of lethal child abuse|
|Failures in the system meant to protect kids are not easy to pinpoint.
"For many people, it's emotionally and philosophically easier to point fingers, than to look at it as a communitywide problem that we're all responsible for." said Diana Goldberg, executive director of Sungate, an Arapahoe County child advocacy organization.
|Mothers killing kids can't turn into old news|
|Exact figures are sketchy, but the FBI estimates that every two to three days, somewhere in this country there's an incident of a mother killing her child.|
|Killing or injury to children on rise|
|Between 1976 and 1997, approximately 11,000 children were murdered by those who gave them life or were supposed to give them care.|
|Why do parents kill their children?|
|As New Hampshire and the nation grapple with the question of why a seemingly devoted father would kill his own children, experts offer a range of possible explanations.|