FACTS ABOUT CHILD ABUSE
Every five minutes...
A child is abused or neglected in North Carolina.
In about half of the cases, these children understand abuse before they learn to read.
25-40 children die each year in North Carolina as a result of abuse.
Almost all criminals report having been abused as children.
More than 100,000 children are reported to authorities each year in our state.
85% of the time the perpetrator of child abuse and neglect is a biological parent.
Parents who were abused as children are six times more likely to abuse their own kids.
Abuse and neglect do not discriminate by social, economic, or ethnic background.
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