Monday, April 22, 2013

EASY DIVORCE, CHILD ABUSE LINKED - GUAM PDN


This was printed in the Guam Pacific Sunday News, April 21, 2013, as an entry into the Sunday Forum relative to April as Child Abuse Prevention Month. 

In 2012, Guam Child Protective Services received 4,434 referrals of child maltreatment. According to the 2010 Census, Guam has a child population of 57,727. Notwithstanding the variance in population between 2010 and 2012, Guam's child maltreatment rate as of 2012 is 76.81 per 1,000 children. 

Read more here at the online version of the PDN or here if link no longer works.

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