Why We Need Bullying and Child Abuse Prevention…Still

  • A report of child abuse is made every ten seconds.*
  • Nearly five children die everyday as a result of child abuse.*
  • One in four girls and one in six boys will be sexually abused before their 18th birthday.**
  • 160,000 children are afraid to go to school each day for fear of being bullied.
  • Every 7 minutes a child is bullied on a playground.
  • Florida is the 3rd highest ranked state in the U.S. for human trafficking.
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We’ve been hearing these same statistics for years, yet they remain unchanged!  Knowing there is a problem is one thing; actually preventing it is another.  Awareness of the problem has never been higher but the problem remains. Why?  Because without action, there is no prevention.
 

Awareness + Action = Prevention

 

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