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Local statistic: 97% - 98% of the time when children are physically or sexually abused it's at the hands of a family member or close acquaintance. "Stranger danger" happens only rarely. These statistics cross all boundaries of ethnicity, education and income. (Statistics from Abilene/Taylor County Child Advocacy Center)


"Stop Child Abuse" and "Stop Child Sexual Abuse" produced by the Carver Youth Council and Regional Victim Crisis Center, in collaboration with Abilene/Taylor County Child Advocacy Center, Abilene Police Department and the Taylor County Child Fatality Review Team.

Ribbons and Colors

Blue - Child abuse awareness and prevention "Go Blue" (Month of April)

Teal - Sexual assault awareness and prevention (Month of April)

Purple - Family violence

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