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Violence Touches the Lives of Too Many Children. Help Stop the Violence.

Authors: 
Children's Defense Fund
Year Published: Not Dated
Type: 
Booklet
Organization: 
Children's Defense Fund
Series: 
Source: 
Children's Defense Fund
Abstract: 

This booklet contains key facts about the ways violence touches many children's lives. It addresses myths and realities about violence in families and communities, including gun violence, media violence, school violence, youth violence, child abuse and neglect, and domestic violence. It also contains a discussion of ten action steps to help stop the violence, as well as an extensive list of national resources in each of the areas of violence listed above, in order for the reader to learn more about the problem of violence and ways to prevent it. The booklet also contains information about becoming involved with the Children's Defense Fund, the private, nonprofit organization that published the booklet, and which serves as an advocate for children in America.

Availability: 
Children's Defense Fund, 25 E Street, N.W., Washington, D.C. 20001; Telephone: (800) CDF-1200, Fax: (202) 662-3510, E-mail: <cdfinfo@childrensdefense.org>, <http://www.childrensdefense.org>
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Public Domain