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child abuse prexi
Transcript of child abuse prexi
A report of child abuse is made every TEN seconds
An average of 800,000 victims of abuse
& neglect each year
"...the white chalk outline of a
missing child symbolizes
the thousands of children lost to violence..."
awareness, support & outreach.
IT IS NOT ENOUGH...
...It wasn't enough to protect Erin Maxwell
She was 11 years old when she died in 2008 as a result of ongoing abuse and neglect.
MAny keep silent about child abuse...
...so silent, we need to be jolted into conciousness.
Fact: 1 in 4 girls will be sexually abused before their 18th birthday and 1 in 6 boys.
Percent of abuse in
the United States:
>10% Sexual Abuse
30% Physical and
After effects influenced by:
failure to thrive
Emotional and psychological
drugs & alcohol abuse
coping is an ongiong process...
even with existing efforts...
nearly 5 children will die today,
likely under the age of 4,
as a result of child abuse.
parents & schools teach "stranger danger"
children learn "say no",
TAKE ACTION - BREAK THE CYCLE
familiarize yourself with signs of abuse....
bruises, bite marks, burns....
IT IS AN ADULT'S RESPONSIBILITY TO PROTECT CHILDREN - NOT THEIR RESPONSIBILITY TO PROTECT THEMSELVES