Runaway Children - NCMEC: The National Center for Missing & Exploited Children® intakes reports about missing children, younger than 18 years of age, who have run away from a parent, guardian or state care facility. Case management teams within the Critical and Runaway Unit provide technical assistance to law enforcement and support the runaway's family. Trinity Mount Family Blog: http://trinitymountfamily.blogspot.com/2013/03/runaway-children-ncmec.html#
some may be at "serious risk" of abuse and exploitation, including forced marriage, FGM and radicalisation. The Department for Education said it had issued "new guidance" to schools. Ofsted has previously raised concerns that some missing children could be hidden away in unregistered, illegal schools.
Before Adam Walsh there were no faces on milk cartons, no Amber Alerts, no National Center for Missing and Exploited Children, no federal databases of crimes against children, no pedophile registry. His 1981 abduction and murder—unsolved for over a quarter of a century—forever changed America.
Florence Kelley investigated factory exploitation, opposed child labor, and rallied for women’s labor reform. Kelley was an organizer of the National Child Labor Committee, Vice President of the National American Woman Suffrage Association, and a founder of the NAACP and the Women’s International League for Peace and Freedom. Her vigorous intellect and commitment to reform helped shape 20th century social policy and paved the way for much New Deal legislation.