A victim contacted the Child Abuse Hotline to report a man who reportedly sexually abused her and her sister. On Aug. 4, the 16-year-old victim called the Child Abuse Hotline to report she was being sexually abused by Kristoffer Charles Carlin court documents say. Law enforcement located the
When COVID-19 closed classrooms, child advocates quickly noticed a startling trend. Experts say the landscape of child abuse reporting changed. There has been a shift in how often reports of child abuse and neglect are being filed, and by whom
Calls and text messages to a child abuse hotline increased in the early days of the COVID-19 pandemic, according to a research letter published online May 3 in JAMA Pediatrics.