A national advocacy group says it’s filing a lawsuit in federal court in Boston seeking reform of the state’s foster care system because it is hurting, rather than helping, vulnerable children.
The group Children’s Rights says in its civil rights class action suit that the foster care system is “causing physical and psychological harm to the abused and neglected children it is mandated to protect.”
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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