Missing Children
Welcome to the website dedicated to the support of parents of missing and abducted children! Support includes global resources, information, and news on parental abduction, international child abduction, and missing children. There are multilingual child abduction resources for international visitors. The Child Abduction Resource Center was the first globally oriented resource center on the planet!

 Child abduction is a serious problem in today's world. Abduction by strangers is not the only type of abduction. Parental abduction is a large and growing form of child abduction. The website's goal is to provide a major resource of information for parents who have been victimized by the child abductor. You may be living a parents worst nightmare, but you are not alone. Information empowers and breeds hope. Never give up.

Featured in a Laws.com article in December 2009. Read the article here.

Vermisste Kinder.....Ninos Secuestrados.....Criancas Desaparecidas.....Bambini Rapiti.....Enlevement D'Enfants                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         

Features   Global Missing Children Resources
Multilingual child abduction resources for international visitors
News and articles about missing children
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On-line poll regarding child abduction
Centro de Informacion sobre Ninos Secuestrados - Sitio dedicado a ayudar a los padres de ninos secuestrados o desaparecidas (see Global)
Legal resources related to international parental abduction of children
Good Karma.

Being Missing: Stories of Parental Abduction     Watch the Video       

When your Child is Missing: A Family Survival Guide

Parental Child Abduction is Child Abuse by Nancy Faulkner, Ph.D Presented to the United Nations Convention on Child Rights

Issues in Resolving International Child Abduction by Parents (pdf file)

Free Missing Child Flyer Tool: allow parents to create a Missing Child flyer in English/Spanish of their missing child. On line tool provided by Beyondmissing.com. Also allows Registered law enforcement agencies to create and distribute English/Spanish language Abduction Alert or Missing Child Alert flyers via email, fax and SMS text messaging to a pre-populated database of law enforcement agencies and media up to a 400 mile radius from the point of abduction. Additional "targeted" distributions can also be made.

Find Madeleine McCann - Play the video below for Madeline McCann pictures and details. Visit Madeleine McCann's website www.findmadeleine.com


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Search full texts of books containing information on Child Abduction.

Search journal articles, abstracts, and other scholarly literature on Child Abduction.

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The United States Section provides access to the best Child Abduction Organizations in the United States. These organizations have the resources you need to help you find your missing or abducted child. Learn more

The Global Section provides access to Organizations from all over the world including Argentina, Belgium, Brazil, Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Mexico, Switzerland, and other countries. This section also has multi-language search engines from Europe and Latin America. Learn more

The Legal Section provides access to laws and conventions related to International Parental Child Abduction. Educate yourself. You may need to educate your lawyer too.      Learn more


              Tsunami Relief Effort - help the children


Global News
Google News: Read the latest Child Abduction News Stories.

09/2005 Hurricane Katrina Recovery Resources: Find your Family and Friends

05/25/2007 National Missing Children's Day. Proclaimed first by President Ronald Reagan and honored by every administration since, May 25 is the day 6-year-old Etan Patz disappeared from a New York City street corner on his way to school in 1979.

04/2003 President Bush signed the Amber Alert legislation making it a national program. The AMBER Alert Plan was created in 1997 as a powerful legacy to 9-year-old Amber Hagerman, a bright little girl who was kidnapped and brutally murdered while riding her bicycle in Arlington, Texas.

05/08/1996 Megan's Law is named in remembrance of Megan Kanka, a 7-year-old New Jersey girl who was raped and murdered by a convicted child molester living across the street from her home. President Clinton signed a federal law allowing public access to information about high-risk offenders.

12/26/2004 Tsunami hits South Asia. More than 1 million children -- dubbed the "Tsunami Generation" by UNICEF -- were orphaned, displaced, injured or otherwise adversely affected by the disaster, according to the agency.


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