.Almost 5 children die every single day as a result of child abuse
UNICEF: In past 10 yrs more than 20,000 US children have been killed in their homes by family members. That’s 4 times the number of U.S. soldiers killed in Iraq & Afghanistan & means that US has the worst record of child abuse in the world! Twenty-seven children under the age of 15 die from physical abuse every week in US. According to Feb 2010 "Nat’l Incidence Study of Child Abuse" from the Dept of Health & Human Services, "An estimated 743,200 children suffered physical /sexual abuse in 1993.
8 Serious Short & Long Term Negative Effects Of Verbal Abuse On Children: Verbal abuse is one of the most common and also most overlooked forms of abuse on children. Most times it is passed off as a form of “disciplining” or “tough love”.
Child abuse happens all over the world, and may even be happening in our own neighborhoods. 3 million child abuse reports are made annually, sadly leaving 5 children die everyday due to abuse in their homes. The child is not at fault, they don't deserve to physically and mentally abused by the ones that were supposed to love them unconditionally. Abuse it leaves 300,000 youth in the US subject to being sexually trafficked, ages 9 through 16.