This New Dawn

"CHILD ABUSE CASTS A SHADOW THAT LASTS

THE LENGTH OF A LIFETIME"

-Herbert Ward (1873 – 1897)

This website, designed to enlighten the public about child abuse, is an educational site with statistics, resources, a blog and more. It will be updated with new information as we broach new topics in the blog. Books on child abuse, meant to heal with stories of survival and redemption, are also available for purchase through our online store. 

Sexual and physical abuse do such egregious harm to the individual, it is important the public understand the trail of devastation it leaves in its wake. We welcome your feedback and encourage the open understanding of the effects of abuse in all of its forms. 

Every state has laws which deal with child abuse both on the state and local level. Congress passed the Child Abuse Prevention and Treatment Act in 1974, reauthorizing it in 2010. This act is the leading form ...

Elder abuse is an ‘out of sight’ problem and tends to be committed mostly by family members in the privacy of the elder person’s home. As with most victims of abuse, whether child, adult, or elder, the victim...

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