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Child Abuse in the USA

CHILD ABUSE IN THE USA MORE COMMON THAN YOU THINK THE FACTS SPEAK FOR THEMSELVES 3 MILLION NUMBER OF CHILD DEATHS DUE TO ABUSE AND NEGLECT Per Day +5 reports of child abuse are made annually children die every 5 day due to child abuse The US has the worst record of any industrialized nation 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 A child abuse report is made every 50-60% 80% About 10 SECONDS of child fatalities due to abuse TYPES OF CHILD ABUSE are not recorded as such NEGLECT PHYSICAL Approximately SEXUAL PSYCHOLOGICAL MEDICAL NEGLECTO of those in treatment for 2/3 of child abuse substance abuse report fatalities are children having been abused under age 4 OTHER 25% 50% 75% SEX TRAFFICKING 1000% 300,000 2013 105 The FBI launched a 72- hour operation to rescue increase in complaints of child prostitution youth in the United States were children and teens from at risk of being sexually exploited from 2004 to 2008 for commercial use in 2009 sex trafficking children were rescued 2013 CASE VICTIM AGE As of June 2013, CyberTipline has received more than 1.9 MILLION reports of suspected child sexual exploitation since it was youngest victim I majority of victims launched in 1998 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 INTERNET SAFETY 93% 75% 1/25 of victims in Internet- initiated sex crimes are percent of teens ages 12 to 17 go online girls. Boys who are gay or questioning their sexuality are also at particular risk children ages 10 to 17 received an online sexual solicitation where the solicitor tried to make offline 5% contact of Internet users ages 10 to 80% 17 talk online to unknown of parents with teens people about sex INTERNET-INITIATED SEX CRIME VICTEM AGE are concerned about how their child interacts online with people they of online child 39% 27% do not know molesters possess Highest-risk child pornography 1 99% of victims 53% of incidents involved solicitors of parents are "very" concerned asking children for sexual photographs of themselves 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 WARNING SIGNS OF ABUSE UNEXPLAINED INJURIES LACK OF HYGIENE OR PERSONAL CARE BEHAVIORAL CHANGES INAPPROPRIATE SEXUAL BEHAVIORS FEAR OF HOME CHANGES IN ACADEMIC PERFORMANCE BE VIGILANT AND LOOK FOR THE SIGNS OF ABUSE IN CHILDREN YOU KNOW. Sources: in-the-united-states SOCIALWORKDEGREECENTER.COM DEVELOPED BY N NOWSOURCING

Child Abuse in the USA

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