Child Abuse

More than bruises are left behind

What is child abuse..

When a parent or caregiver, whether through action or failing to act, causes injury, death, emotional harm or risk of serious harm to child. There are many forms of chid maltreatment, including neglect, physical abuse, sexual abuse, exploitation, and emotional abuse.

The issue about Child Abuse

Children are suffering from a hidden worldspread occurrence of child abuse and neglect. Its a war against our children that we have the power to stop, and understanding the issue is the first way we can help. Just how bad is child abuse really is in the US? Every year more than 3 million reports of child abuse are made in the United States involving more than 6 million children. A report of child abuse is made every ten seconds. The United States has one of the worst records among nations. Losing on average four to seven children every day to child abuse and neglect.

Types of Child Abuse

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What we can do to help

"If you see any signs of abuse in someone you know, or if you yourself are involved in an abusive relationship, get help right away. Our Childhelp National Child Abuse Hotline is a 24-hour hotline with resources to aid in every child abuse situation. All calls are anonymous and confidential. Call 1-800-4-A-CHILD (1-800-422-4453) for help. For additional resources like Risk Factors and Protective Factors or Handling Child Abuse Disclosures, visit our Story & Resource Center." -ChildHelp