Child abuse in America. A national report says more children in the United States die from abuse and neglect than kids in any other industrialized democracy, with a child maltreatment rate three times that of Canada and eleven times higher than Italy. We’re looking at this issue both at the national level and in New Hampshire. What’s driving these numbers, and where progress is being made.
- Jim Hmurovich: the President and CEO of Prevent Child Abuse America, a national organization promoting awareness of this issue.
- David Finkelhor, Director of the Crimes against Children Research Center, Co-Director of the Family Research Laboratory and Professor of Sociology at UNH.
We'll also hear from
- Michael Petit, president of Every Child Matters and author of the report “We Can Do Better- Child Abuse Deaths in America.”
- Maggie Bishop, Director of the State Division For Children Youth & Families.