Five Children Die Each Day from Abuse and Neglect in U.S.
Celebrities from 'Law & Order: Special Victims Unit' joined child advocates on Capitol Hill to discuss what's most needed to prevent abuse and neglect. A report was released showing that 10,440 children in the U.S. are known to have died from abuse and neglect between 2001 and 2007. The report from the Every Child Matters Education Fund says that the combination of millions of vulnerable children and inadequate resources leaves states stretched too thin to protect all children who need it.
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