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Childhood Gender Nonconformity Linked To Higher Abuse Risk

Children who do not conform to their gender-expected behaviors and interests are at a higher risk of being abused and facing subsequent traumas, researchers from Harvard School of Public Health and Children’s Hospital Boston reported in the journal Pediatrics…
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Child Abuse – 4,569 Hospitalizations And 300 Deaths In One Year, USA

Child abuse injuries resulted in 4,500 hospitalizations and 300 fatalities in just one year in the USA, researchers from Yale School of Medicine reported in the journal Pediatrics. This is the first study that has quantified abuse severity and how many children ended up in hospital, the authors added. Child Protective Services had only tracked occurrence of child abuse at a national level. Dr…
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Child Abuse And Neglect Toll $124 Billion, USA

A report released by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention that was published in Child Abuse and Neglect – The International Journal, reveals that the total lifetime estimated financial costs that is associated with just one year of confirmed cases of child maltreatment, including physical and sexual abuse, psychological abuse and neglect, is about 124 billion U.S. dollars…
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