Tuesday, July 19, 2011

Casey Anthony case sheds new light on child abuse

Casey Anthony case sheds new light on child abuse in southeast Wisconsin

There is help for parents feeling overwhelmed
Tami Hughes
FOX6 Reporter July 6, 2011 WITI-TV, MILWAUKEE

The Casey Anthony trial in Florida shed new light on the issue of child abuse in Wisconsin; an issue that affects thousands of kids every single year.

In 2009, there were more than 38,000 reports of child abuse in Wisconsin - and there were likely thousands more that went unreported. Here are a couple cases -- and please note, the details are rather graphic....

Eloise Anderson is the Secretary of the Department of Children and Families. She said on Wednesday, "We need to pay attention to our own communities because we have a lot of mothers that are close to this, because of stress, who need our help." http://www.fox6now.com/news/witi-20110706-child-abuse-prevalence,0,4807319.story

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