PHOENIX – After several child abuse related deaths and near deaths over the past six months, Arizona Governor Jan Brewer is focusing on CPS and what needs to be done to assure children get the help they need. Authorities said dozens of child deaths and near deaths were caused by parents or guardians and, in several, CPS was already investigating.
By the time you finish reading this, 15 children will have been abused; In the next five minutes, 30 more; Within the next hour, 360 more; And by tonight, close to 8,000+ children will have suffered from abuse, 5 of which will die. Child abuse has increased 134% since 1980 and is now considered a worldwide epidemic. The high jump in child abuse deaths and the shocking increase in statistics highlights the frightening lack of public knowledge.
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