Strong Link Between Poverty and Child Maltreatment
By. Lingchao Chen While decades of studies have revealed that child maltreatment and poverty are co-occurring and interrelated, “policy and practice are now lagging science in this area.” In January of this year, researchers Brett Drake and Melissa Jonson-Reid at Washington University at St.
Abused Children May Become Abusive Adults
By Claudia L. Romeu A study published in April of last year makes an association between being victim of child abuse and becoming a perpetrator of intimate partner violence as an adult, begging a large-scale response, according to the study’s principal investigator.