learn about Abused Youth, RUNAWAY ALTERNATIVE CHOICES. Did you know? Today up to 5 children will die from abuse or neglect. Americorps, Job Corps, the military, and other programs exist for youth independence. Link to resources on youth rights. Find shelters and help numbers for abused youth who are runaways. Explore youth rights by browsing statutes online. See many topics related to the rights of minors and emancipation of minors. abused youth troubled juveniles youth rights juvenile delinquency lifting age restrictions terminating parental rights emancipated teens abuse of young people juvenile delinquency parental consent emancipation of young people maltreatment of children runaway shelters child family services how to get away from home abused kids runaway shelters peer influence get away from home runaways sexual abuse runaway emancipated minors abused minors child neglect emancipation of teens children neglect abuse upon children teen maltreatment minor consent juvenile maltreatment terminating the parent right minor abuse minor restrictions
Welcome to the updated Youth Rights Page. Click Empower Youth for a youth rights guide including info. on Americorps, Job Corps, and other programs.

Did you know?

  • Today up to 5 children will die from abuse or neglect. Link to fact sheet.
  • Nationwide in 1999, we estimated that 3,244,000 children were reported to CPS (Child Protective Services) as alleged victims of child maltreatment, a rate of 46 of every 1,000 children in the population. Link to survey.
  • Almost half (46%) of all substantiated cases were children who were victims of neglect, while 18% suffered from physical abuse and 9% were sexually abused. Victims of emotional abuse and domestic violence represented 4% of the total. In addition, almost a quarter (23%) of the children were reported to be victims of “other” types of maltreatment including both abuse and neglect, threat of harm, and abandonment. Link to survey.
  • Suicide was the 3rd leading cause of death (in 1999) among young people 15 to 24 years of age, following unintentional injuries and homicide. Link to fact sheet.
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    Imagine the outcry if these child abuse statistics represented a disease, which was wiping out 5 children per day, victimizing millions, and who's by-products where disabilities & expanding violence.

    Youth rights are really about human rights, and simple empathy is a giant first step to the benefits of increased awareness.

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    What every third baby dies from each year in the U.S.



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    Youth Rights Contents

  • About the Youth Rights Page

  • Statistics and in-depth studies of child abuse.

  • Abuse Matters.

  • Empower Youth is a youth rights guide covering state statutes online to youth programs.

  • Links to minor's rights sites.

  • My List of interesting youth links.

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