International Society for the Prevention of Child Abuse and Neglect
The only multidisciplinary international organization that brings together a worldwide cross-section of committed professionals to work toward the prevention and treatment of child abuse, neglect and exploitation globally
Every single day 5 children die because of child abuse, while many more suffer life long consequences.
Over 1 billion children worldwide experience violence annually.
It is not acceptable.
For 40 years, ISPCAN has worked to reduce this preventable tragedy.
Join us now in making a difference.
Here at ISPCAN, our thoughts are with the family, friends, and colleagues of 7th ISPCAN President, Helen Agathonos, who passed away after a long illness. The world has lost a visionary in the field of […]
ISPCAN International Journal
The relationships between violence in childhood and educational outcomes: A global systematic review and meta-analysis Deborah Fry, Xiangming Fang, Stuart Elliott, Tabitha Casey, Xiaodong Zheng, Jiaoyuan Li, Lani Florian, Gillean McCluskey Abstract This is the first study to estimate the association globally [...]
Article in June Child Abuse & Neglect Authors: M. Frederico, A.L. Jackson C.M. Black A. Cox B. Joffe Development of speech and language is rapid in early years, yet if developmental problems in speech and [...]
Open Access Article: Relationship between Childhood Sexual Abuse and Mental Health outcomes among Males
Child Abuse & Neglect Volume 66, April 2017, Pages 64–72 The relationship between childhood sexual abuse and mental health outcomes among males: Results from a nationally representative United States sample Sarah Turnera, b, , Tamara [...]
ISPCAN has a unique mandate to profile the international work on domains and contexts related to violence against children. Child Abuse & Neglect: the International Journal Editor-in-Chief, Christine Wekerle, has selected ten articles which display the strength and depth of contributions to the journal. See them here.