income inequality

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

  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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