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Always be Aware

Posted by on Feb. 20, 2011 at 2:43 PM
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  • A report of child abuse is made every ten seconds.
  • Almost five children die everyday as a result of child abuse. More than three out of four are under the age of 4.
  • It is estimated that between 60-85% of child fatalities due to maltreatment are not recorded as such on death certificates.
  • 90% of child sexual abuse victims know the perpetrator in some way; 68% are abused by family members.
  • Child abuse occurs at every socioeconomic level, across ethnic and cultural lines, within all religions and at all levels of education.
  • 31% percent of women in prison in the United States were abused as children.
  • Over 60% of people in drug rehabilitation centers report being abused or neglected as a child.
  • About 30% of abused and neglected children will later abuse their own children, continuing the horrible cycle of abuse.
  • About 80% of 21 year old that were abused as children met criteria for at least one psychological disorder.
  • The estimated annual cost of child abuse and neglect in the United States for 2007 is $104 billion.
  • Abused children are 25% more likely to experience teen pregnancy.
  • Abused teens are 3 times less likely to practice safe sex, putting them at greater risk for STDs.
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by on Feb. 20, 2011 at 2:43 PM
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JADIEBUG
by on Feb. 20, 2011 at 2:48 PM

BUMP!

southernjess3
by on Feb. 20, 2011 at 2:49 PM

we also need to keep in mind, that those who are supposed to protect children, dont. so always keep in mind that just because you call cps, they a lot of the time wont do anything..

Elayna90
by on Feb. 20, 2011 at 2:52 PM
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Sassy762
by CAFE SASSY HBIC on Feb. 20, 2011 at 2:55 PM

This is soooo TRUE BUT if you stay on top the Caseworker, Her Supervisor, The Case Manager and the Deputy Director DAILY........the kids will be protected

Quoting southernjess3:

we also need to keep in mind, that those who are supposed to protect children, dont. so always keep in mind that just because you call cps, they a lot of the time wont do anything..


       SASSY762

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by on Feb. 20, 2011 at 2:56 PM
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