Trends in childhood violence and abuse exposure (2 national surveys)

Trends in childhood violence and abuse exposure (2 national surveys)

Was just reading that “The reason most frequently given (by 49% of parents) for limiting outdoor play was, “They may be in danger of child predators””. The data gives us a very different picture, as violence and abuse prevalence continues to drop.

And proponents of spanking are proving to be on the wrong side of history. The world is becoming gentler to children, and the trend will soon reach a tipping point, when aggression to children is no longer something to be proud of, or to joke about . Join us!

Link to the study from Archives of Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine

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