Across the world
Child abuse is across the world
Child abuse happens everywhere in the world. It has been a problem for thousands of years. It can be occurring right next to you, without even knowing. Both physical and mental abuse are big problems.
Types of abuse
The highest amount of child abuse is the physical aspect of it. Sexual abuse is also one of the bigger types of abuse
Ages of child abuse
Most child abuse occurs between ages 1 and 3. Ages 4 to 7 have a higher rate of child abuse as well.
Fiona was a nine year old girl who's moms boyfriend was abusing. Most of the time is was just mental and occasionally it became physical. She would go down to the kitchen and he world charge at her.
Scope of the child abuse issue.
Every year more than 3.6 million child abuse reports are made in the child protection agencies. Every ten seconds a report has been made.