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  • American Humane provides general information, recent data and statistics, policy statements, and general guidelines for ensuring the safety and well-being of children and families.
  • Guided by the framework of the Convention on the Rights of the Child Treaty, AI seeks to develop its work on children around three themes: juvenile justice, children in armed conflict, and children in the community and family.
  • Founded in 1920, CWLA is "the oldest and largest national nonprofity organization developing and promoting policies and programs to protect America's children and strengthen America's families. CWLA's 1,000 plus public and private nonprofit member agencies serve 3 million abused and neglected children and their families each year."
  • CSC's mission is "to prevent the recruitment and use of children as soldiers, to secure their demobilisation, and to ensure their rehabilitation and reintegration into society."
  • The Wired Patrol is a nonprofit organization that uses trained volunteers to monitor the Internet for child pornography, stalkers, child predators, groups advocating child abuse and pedophilia, and hate and bigotry sites.