FORT LAUDERDALE (FL)
April 29, 2020
Brace yourselves. Some grim numbers about child sexual abuse have surfaced recently that remind us of how hard it is to stop predators.
—During this pandemic, what was feared has now been proven: Child sexual abuse is on the rise in recent weeks.
A national abuse hotline reports “a 22% increase in calls from people younger than 18,” according to National Public Radio. The network also reports:
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