The harrowing story of an alleged gang rape of a seven-year-old girl in Trenton, N.J., was shocking, stunning, distressing, hurtful. How could such a thing happen and why are Black girls and children so often victimized and abused?
According to the authorities, a 15-year-old girl went to a party in a vacant apartment and her seven-year-old sister tagged along. The older girl, who is still under the age of consent, reportedly had sex with some of the males in the apartment and then let the men pay to touch the little child.
The touching turned to outright rape, according to the police. At Final Call press time, four minors and three adults had been charged in the alleged crime.
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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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