Brief Fighting Child Abuse
Olivia Golden
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The recent tragic deaths of four sisters in the District of Columbia raise once again the question of why the United States, despite local outrage and national and state efforts, has not reduced child deaths from abuse and neglect. In 2005, some 1,460 children died from one or the other nationwide, virtually unchanged from 2001.
Research Areas Families Children and youth
Tags Child welfare Family violence
Policy Centers Center on Labor, Human Services, and Population