Child abuse is widespread*:
- … today, over 9,000 cases of child abuse will be reported to authorities nationwide.
- Every 10 seconds a report of child abuse is made.
- 5 children die every day from child abuse and neglect
- 1 in 4 girls; 1 in 6 boys will be sexually abused before 18 years of age
- 12% of girls were 10 or younger
- 27% of boys were 10 or younger
Children just want the abuse to stop and they turn to the Children’s Justice Center (CJC) for help. It is up to us in the community to make this happen. We need your help and support.