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Get The Facts On Child Abuse

GET THE FACTS ON

Child Abuse

Childhelp
Founded in 1959 by Sara O'Meara and Yvonne Fedderson
Prevention and Treatment of Child Abuse


5 Children Die
EVERY DAY
From abuse and neglect.

A report of abuse
is made every
TEN SECONDS.

Number of ChiId Deaths Per Day Due to Child Abuse and Neglect
S
4.8
4.6
4.4
4
3.8
3.6
3.4
3.2
3
1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010

*5+
4.85
4.77
4.82
4.19
4.08
4.11
3.84
3.56
3.72
3.82
3.13

Types of Child Abuse

78.3% - Neglect
2.4% - Medical Neglect
7.6% - Sexual Abuse
4.82 - Psychological Maltreatment
9.6% - Other
10.8% - Physical Abuse

These percentages sum to more than 100.0 percent because a child may have suffered more than one type of maltreatment.

14% of Men
36% of Women

in U.S. prisons WERE ABUSED as children.

59 % - More likely to be arrested as juveniles.
25% - More likely to experience teen pregnancy.
25% - More likely to experience delinquency & drug use.
30% - More likely to commit a violent crime.

CHILD ABUSE CROSSES ALL

Socioeconomic Levels
Ethnicities and Cultures
Religions and Educational Levels

DO YOU WANT TO STOP

Child Abuse?

1. If you need help, call Child help National Child Abuse Hotline
1-800-4-A-CHILD (1800-422-4453)

2. Spread the word
www.facebook.com/childhelp
www.twifter.com/childhelp

3. Donate - www.childhelp.org/donate

4. Love Your kids
www.childhelp.org/statistics

Get The Facts On Child Abuse

shared by Childhelp on Apr 24, 2012 in Other

Get The Facts On Child Abuse

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Child abuse is a hidden epidemic in the United States plaguing the lives of more than 6 million children a year.
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