We may never know what the state’s child welfare workers did for 8-year-old Christiana Glenn, or if they could have saved her. The abused Irvington girl’s death has opened an investigation into the actions of the state’s Division of Youth and Family Services, but the results are usually not made public. Cecilia Zalkind spent a dozen years working with the state’s child welfare agency, before joining the nonprofit Advocates for Children of New Jersey.
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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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