As part of Child Abuse Prevention Month (April), the Pew Charitable Trusts has grouped startling statistics on child maltreatment with compelling facts on the effectiveness of home visiting, which matches parents with trained professionals to provide information and support during pregnancy and throughout their child’s early years. Did you know the total lifetime cost of maltreatment for children abused in 2008 is $124billion?
great resource for parents, teachers, etc on preventing child sexual abuse. if you have kids in your life, learn the facts and learn how to keep them safe. 1 in 4 girls and 1 in 6 boys will be molested before they reach age 18.