What is Child Abuse - Pt. 2
The Impact of Child Abuse
According to the US Department of Health and Human Services, in 2005...
- Nearly 900,000 children in this country were determined to be victims of abuse or neglect.
- Nationally 1,460 children died from abuse or neglect.
- California has more children than any other US state.
- Over 130,000 of them were victims of abuse or neglect.
Who is Abusing Our Children?
Almost 80% of the perpetrators of child maltreatment in the US were parents and another 7% were other relatives.
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