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To whom can I report child abuse?
Each State designates specific agencies to receive and investigate reports of suspected child abuse ... Read More
Last updated:  07/23/2010

How can I recognize the signs associated with child abuse and neglect?
You can learn about the signs associated with child abuse and neglect by viewing the Child Welfare I... Read More
Last updated:  06/24/2013

How many children are sexually abused in the United States?
Child sexual abuse statistics are available in the Department of Health and Human Services' annual C... Read More
Last updated:  10/04/2010

Where can I locate statistics on child abuse and neglect in the United States?
Statistics on child abuse and neglect are available in the Department of Health and Human Services' ... Read More
Last updated:  11/30/2012

Who is considered a mandatory reporter of child abuse, including child sexual abuse/exploitation?
Individuals typically designated as mandatory reporters have frequent contact with children and may ... Read More
Last updated:  05/25/2012

Are abused children more likely to offend later in life?
Information on the phenomenon known as the "cycle of violence" is available in the National Institut... Read More
Last updated:  11/13/2012

What is Vision 21?
The Vision 21: Transforming Victim Services initiative was launched by OVC in fall 2010 to expand th... Read More
Last updated:  06/25/2013
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