Child Abuse Facts You Should Know
Did you know:
- The most common form of child abuse is neglect.
- Child abuse occurs at every socioeconomic level, across ethnic and cultural lines, within all religions and at all levels of education.
- Children who experience child abuse and neglect are 59% more likely to be arrested as a juvenile, 28% more likely to be arrested as an adult, and 30% more likely to commit violent crime
Many don't realize that child abuse is on the rise...and that neglect is the majority of it.
More than five children die every day as a result of child abuse.
These facts come from ChidHelp.
April is Child Abuse Prevention Month
"Please pray for all of the children who experience abuse or neglect. Please pray that their parents will receive proper treatment and education so their families may become healthier and that these children will live better, healthier lives full of love, and play, and will be afforded a better future."
If you think a child is being neglected or abused please call: