KY Child Abuse Statistics

Out of every 1,000 kids in Kentucky, 20 of them have had some experience with abuse and neglect, according to national data. The recent report shows numbers from 2019.According to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Kentucky outranks the nation in child abuse cases for the third year in a row.“Unfortunately, we lead the nation with that awful statistic,” says Pam Darnall, CEO of Family and Children’s Place. She says teachers and support staff make up a large portion oft hose reporting child abuse.

Source: MG News

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