Detroit, MI – Karonne Ivey’s three year-old daughter complained several times that her “tootie” hurt and expressed that something of a sexual nature had happened to her. Ivey says that what her daughter admitted was “shocking to me” and that she could not be lying. After checking her daughter at home, Ivey later took her to the emergency room of a children’s hospital for an examination. When it comes to sexual abuse, what are the signs parents should look for? Prevent Child Abuse America, an organization that works to prevent the abuse and neglect of children across the country, has outlined several key signs parents should look for to help recognize a problem.
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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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