Child Abuse

Natl Child Abuse Prevention Month
3:52 pm
Tue April 1, 2014

Former Miss America Shares Child Abuse Story to Kick-off Observance

McMahon Ryan Child Advocacy Center kicked off National Child Abuse Prevention Month
Credit Chenelle Terry/WAER News

A former Miss America is in Syracuse to help kick-off National Child Abuse Prevention Month.  Marilyn Van Debur shared a personal message to stop the harm to children.

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Income and Child Abuse
5:35 pm
Mon March 3, 2014

Does Income Inequality Put Kids at Higher Child Abuse Risk?

Cornell Study on Income Inequality and Child Abuse
Credit JCE.org

  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.

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