2 out of every 1,000 children are not.
In 2005, 2 out of 1,000 children in the United states from the age of 1 to 18 where abused. Percents of different kinds of child abuse in 2005 include of neglect with 62.8%, physical abuse with 16.6%, sexual abuse had 9.3, emotional abuse had 7.1%, medical neglect had 2%, and other had 14.3%. The 'Other' category listed above includes abandonment, threats to harm the child, congenital drug addiction and other situations.
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Child Abuse *Official*
Now, I want you to go and educate yourself on child abuse and be aware that this is happening in our world. You can do this on www.helpchildren.org. To help stop child abuse donate money at http://www.helpthechildren.org/donation-options/just-1-click or your time at http://www.helpthechildren.org/join-the-community/join-the-cause-get-involved. These are only two of the ways you can help stop child abuse. Thank you.