The Child Welfare Information Gateway just released a study of Child Abuse and Neglect Fatalities for 2009. It was reported the 1770 deaths occurred due to physical assault or severe neglect. Other issues, such as illness and accidents due to neglect are more difficult to track. Get the full report at http://www.childwelfare.gov/pubs/factsheets/fatality.cfm and share your thoughts on the subject.
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