Massive fall in child abuse deaths linked to new protection policies – The Independent

Posted May 5th, 2011 in child abuse, news, social services, statistics by sally

“Child deaths from abuse have fallen dramatically over the past 30 years, new figures show. With social workers frequently vilified after the death of a child at the hands of adult guardians, the findings – published in Archives of Disease in Childhood – act as tribute to the success of child protection policies and those who implement them.”

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The Independent, 5th May 2011