Resources

Resource Year Topic Type
Child Maltreatment Fatalities
The National Child Abuse and Neglect Data System defines a maltreatment fatality “as a child dying from abuse or neglect, because either (a) the…
2005 General Child Victimization Fact Sheet
Child Physical Abuse
Approximately 171,000 cases of child physical abuse were substantiated in 2003. Physical abuse constituted 19% of all child maltreatment…
2003 General Child Victimization Fact Sheet
Childhood Sexual Abuse
Emily M. Douglas and David Finkelhor, May 2005
2005 General Child Victimization, Sexual Abuse Fact Sheet
Hate Crimes Against Juveniles Reported to Police
Juveniles are more likely than adults to experience a hate crime. According to police reports for 1997-1999, juveniles made up nearly a quarter (23…
1997, 1998, 1999, 2000 General Child Victimization Fact Sheet
Overall Crime Victimization of Juveniles
Children have very high rates of crime victimization. In 2000, youth 12 through 17 had crime victimization rates over two times higher than adults,…
1999, 2000 General Child Victimization Fact Sheet
Robbery and Theft - (Property Crime)
Youth are substantially more likely to be robbed or have property stolen than adults.
2000 General Child Victimization Fact Sheet