Padded push ups for seven year olds, sexting in middle school. Unfortunately childhood no longer equals innocence and the experts say technology is playing a role in the issue putting children in danger. This week, the National Children’s Advocacy Center is hosting its annual child abuse symposium. Experts are sharing the latest information on how children are being harmed and what parents and professionals can do to keep them safe.
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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.
Educate Yourself -- Learn the Facts
It May Just Save a Child's Life!!