End the Silence on Domestic Violence!
-In 2013 an estimate of 1520 children died from abuse and neglect in the U.S., 68 percent of the victims are being abused by a family member or someone who is in their lives daily.
Prevalence as reported by participants in landmark CDC/Kaiser Permanente Adverse Childhood Experiences study 1
Category - Prevalence (%)
Physical Abuse - 28.3
Sexual Abuse - 20.7
Emotional Abuse - 10.6
Physical Neglect - 9.9
Emotional Neglect - 14.8
About 28 percent of children are physically abused. Physical abuse may be anything with physical contact on a child. Those who are physically abused are more likely to abuse their children when they are older.
Emotional abuse can seriously damage a child's emotional health and development. Emotional abuse is when one may blame or extreme yelling and ignoring. Those who are emotionally abused are more likely to have difficulties in future relationships and may have extreme insecurities.
1 out of 3 girls and 1 out of 5 boys will be sexually abused before they reach the age 18. Sexually abused children who keep it a secret or who "tell" and are not believed are at a greater risk than the general population for psychological, social, emotional and physical problems often lasting into childhood. Also, victims of child abuse are more likely to be sexually promiscuous.
This flyer is here to encourage you to seek help or to help one seek help for the better, a greater outcome will come out of you standing up for what is right and there will be people there to help you along the way. Help for a better future and stop abuse!
This website provides resources someone who is being abused or may even be the abuser, it also includes many ways to help improve and help ones family
There are many ways someone can help children who go through abuse and this website gives you many options to help out