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How Did the Pandemic Affect Child Abuse?

Radio Health Journal

Release Date: 04/24/2022

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History has shown that financial stress increases rates of child abuse. As millions lost their jobs in 2020, experts feared for the worst. This week on RHJ - two medical experts who specialize in studying and uncovering child abuse discuss the contradicting evidence of how the pandemic affected rates of child maltreatment.

Learn moret at: https://radiohealthjournal.org/child-abuse-during-pandemic/