What is child abuse?
Child abuse is a problem of epidemic proportions. Each year, hundreds of children are confirmed victims of child abuse in Marshall County and the surrounding area. More than half of those children are birth to five years of age. Child abuse has serious consequences that remain with the victim throughout their lifetime.
Children Determined to be Abused in 2016
Percentage of Abuse Cases by Category in Marshall County in 2016
Sources: Iowa Department of Human Services; Prevent Child Abuse Iowa; Scott Advocacy and Consulting, LLC.
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