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  • Child abuse - Wikipedia
    The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) define child maltreatment as any act or series of acts or commission or omission by a parent or other caregiver that results in harm, potential for harm, or threat of harm to a child.

  • MedlinePlus Medical Encyclopedia: Child abuse - sexual
    Child sexual abuse is the deliberate exposure of minor children to sexual activity. This means a child is forced or talked into sex or sexual activities by another person.

  • Definition and Forms of Child Abuse and Sexual Abuse
    Child abuse and sexual assault are two serious life threatening social problems for children which annually kill almost two thousand children (U.S. Advisory Board on Child Abuse and Neglect).

  • RAND California Child Abuse Glossary
    RAND California Child Care Abuse Glossary; Physical, Mental, Neglect and Other abuse.


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