Child Abuse http://waer.org en Former Miss America Shares Child Abuse Story to Kick-off Observance http://waer.org/post/former-miss-america-shares-child-abuse-story-kick-observance <p>A former Miss America is in Syracuse to help kick-off National Child Abuse Prevention Month. &nbsp;Marilyn Van Debur shared a personal message to stop the harm to children. Tue, 01 Apr 2014 19:52:11 +0000 Chris Bolt & Chenelle Terry 16276 at http://waer.org Former Miss America Shares Child Abuse Story to Kick-off Observance Does Income Inequality Put Kids at Higher Child Abuse Risk? http://waer.org/post/does-income-inequality-put-kids-higher-child-abuse-risk <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>According to a study out of Cornell University, the Great Recession caused higher instances of child abuse and neglect. An analysis of instances of child abuse between 2005 and 2009 in all of the 3,144 counties and county equivalents in the U.S pointed to rising income inequality as a major factor in increased rates of child abuse.</p> Mon, 03 Mar 2014 22:35:34 +0000 Chris Bolt 15027 at http://waer.org Does Income Inequality Put Kids at Higher Child Abuse Risk?