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Odds of child abuse 12.5% by age 18, new study finds

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Odds of child abuse 12.5% by age 18, new study finds

A new study shows that by the time kids turn 18, almost 13% will have experienced some form of child abuse. This is a horrible stat, and I think a reminder that we always need to be aware and be willing to speak up if something doesn’t seem right. You can read more here:
http://n.pr/1pOQXgS

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  1. So sad 🙁

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  2. This is heartbreaking…and what makes it even worse is that many cases of child abuse go unreported. Therefore, this percentage is probably higher given that the unreported cases can not be factored in to this percentage.

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    1. I think you are totally right Shelley. I am sure that number is higher.

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