Posted on February 3, 2010 at 3:15am
Child abuse drops sharply in U.S.
Study: Incidents declined by 26 percent from 1993 to 2006
updated 5:38 p.m. ET, Tues., Feb. 2, 2010
NEW YORK - A massive new federal study documents an unprecedented and dramatic decrease in incidents of serious child abuse, especially sexual abuse. Experts hailed the findings as proof that crackdowns and public awareness campaigns had made headway.
An estimated 553,000 children suffered physical, sexual or emotional abuse in… Continue