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SEGMENT: April is National Child Abuse Awareness Month

Sexual abuse is a pandemic: 1 in 5 children will be sexually abused by age 18 and only 1 in 10 will tell. (Source: WTVM) Sexual abuse is a pandemic: 1 in 5 children will be sexually abused by age 18 and only 1 in 10 will tell. (Source: WTVM)
April is National Child Abuse Awareness Month, and Angela Williams the founder of Voice Today talks about Child Abuse Awareness Month. (Source: WTVM) April is National Child Abuse Awareness Month, and Angela Williams the founder of Voice Today talks about Child Abuse Awareness Month. (Source: WTVM)

COLUMBUS, GA (WTVM) – April is National Child Abuse Awareness Month, and Angela Williams the founder of Voice Today talks about Child Abuse Awareness Month.

Sexual abuse is a pandemic: 1 in 5 children will be sexually abused by age 18 and only 1 in 10 will tell.

Voicetoday.org has information on how you can make a difference plus resources for victims.

House Bill 17, or The Hidden Predator Act, has been passed and it extends the civil statute of limitations. Click here for more information on how HB 17 helps those who have been sexually abused.

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