April 20, 2020
‘Safer at Home?’ Experts Fear Increase in Child Abuse
Due to the circumstances caused by COVID-19, many experts fear that child abuse will increase. In the State Bar of Wisconsin Children & the Law Section Blog, Abigail Hean discusses the issue.
April is National Child Abuse and Neglect Prevention Month, which urges communities to work together to prevent child abuse and neglect and to promote the social and emotional well-being of children and families.
However, due to the circumstances caused by COVID-19, many experts fear that child abuse will increase, despite seeing a decrease in reports during the month of March.
In the State Bar of Wisconsin Children & the Law Section Blog, Abigail Hean discusses the issue, and encourages communities to stay diligent, in ‘Safer at Home?’ Experts Fear Increase in Child Abuse.
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