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In 2017, 40 Kids in PA died from abuse and neglect

04/30/2018 - (Harrisburg, PA) - Pennsylvania's child protection system is broken and more needs to be done to protect children, state Auditor General Eugene DePasquale said Thursday.

The Daily Item - Susquehanna Valley, John Finnerty quotes Angela Liddle

04/30/2018 - (Harrisburg, PA) - The number of children across the state killed from abuse dropped from 46 in 2016 to 40 in 2017.

PFSA Calls for Greater Protection of Children in Wake of 2017 PA Annual Child Abuse Report

04/30/2018 - (Harrisburg, PA) - The Department of Human Services’ 2017 Annual Child Protective Services Report has been released. The report found that 40 children died due to child abuse in Pennsylvania in 2017 and 88 children nearly died of abuse.

The Tribune Democrat - Johnstown

04/30/2018 - (Harrisburg, PA) - The number of children across the state killed from abuse dropped from 46 in 2016 to 40 in 2017. But both the number of reports of suspected child abuse and the number of cases of abuse substantiated by caseworkers continued to climb.

The Fulton County News Painting for Prevention

04/30/2018 - (Harrisburg, PA) - Mural painted to support Child Abuse Awareness Month

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