Child Abuse

An estimated 57,000 children were killed in the year 2000. Data found shows that 20 percent of women have experienced sexual abuse and 5-10 percent of men have experienced sexual abuse as a child. Many children are abused when they are the ages of 0-4 years. The most common cause of death for children between these ages is by some kind of head injury. Research shows that 5 children die everyday because of child abuse. 90 percent of child sexual abuse victims know the predator in some way. 68 percent are abused by a family member. Child abuse has been going on for many decades. It has been going on so long everyone is just kind of use to hearing about it and it is some what a common thing in family’s. Which is devastating because it is a terrible thing that is uncalled for and should not be taken lightly.



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