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Juvenile Justice

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Q&A

  • How many children are sexually abused in the United States?
    Child sexual abuse statistics are available in the Department of Health and Human Services' annual r... Read More
    Last Updated: December 21, 2012

  • What are the effects on children who have witnessed domestic violence?
    Information on children exposed to domestic violence is available in the National Institute of Justi... Read More
    Last Updated: November 22, 2011

  • Where can I locate statistics on child abuse and neglect in the United States?
    Statistics on child abuse and neglect are available in the Department of Health and Human Services' ... Read More
    Last Updated: April 8, 2013

  • How can I learn about effective juvenile justice programs?
    Created by the Office of Justice Programs and operated by OJP's National Institute of Justice, the C... Read More
    Last Updated: May 25, 2012

  • Is information available on what can be done to help children who have been witnesses to violence?
    To view publications and resources related to the treatment of children who have been exposed to vio... Read More
    Last Updated: October 4, 2013

  • What is dating violence?
    The Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) defines dating violence as violence committed by a person who ... Read More
    Last Updated: January 10, 2013

  • Are data available showing the prevalence of children being exposed to violence?
    The Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP) resource, Children’s Exposure to V... Read More
    Last Updated: December 13, 2009

October 4, 2013