In a report called “America’s child death shame” The BBC presents an in-depth investigation on child abuse, neglect and deaths we haven’t seen in the US, including the
Scale of Abuse,
Who’s to Blame,
How to Stop It, and the
Cycle of Violence.
my mother writes “Do you recall hearing about this in the U.S. media? Neither do I.”
please share/re-post to others who may not know about this epidemic
read/watch report here: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-us-canada-15288865
Millions of children are reported as abused and neglected every year.
Nearly half the child fatalities in 2009 were children under the age of one.
“The sharp differences between the states raises the question of an expanded federal role” – Michael Petit, President of Every Child Matters
more excerpts from an Expert’s view: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-15193530
BEHIND CLOSED DOORS: America’s child death shame
The BBC investigates the scale of child abuse in the US