Child Maltreatment 2011 - Key Findings and Expanded Discussion
On February 7, 2013, at 1pm EST, the Children's Bureau of the Administration for Children and Families, US Department of Health and Human Services, will host the 1 hour Webinar, "Child Maltreatment 2011 - Key Findings and Expanded Discussion" to expound on the findings reported in "Child Maltreatment 2011". The report presents national data about child abuse and neglect known to child protective services agencies during fiscal year 2011. Among the findings:
- Children in the age group birth to 1 year experienced the greatest rate of victimization.
- Boys accounted for 48.6 percent, girls for 51.1 percent of victimized children. In the remaining 0.3 percent of cases, the gender of the victim was not known.
- Children from three races/ethnicities comprised 87 percent of victims—white (43.9 percent), Hispanic (22.1 percent), and African American (21.5 percent).