At CHILD USA we investigate, impact, and inform the laws in America that should protect our children and their civil liberties to keep them safe from abuse. Millions of children's civil rights are violated every single day in the United States, and the child abuse statutes of limitation protect those abusers. CHILD USA’s mission is to prevent child abuse and neglect and to help kids stay kids. #SoKidsStayKids
The Handling of Children’s Rape Kits
A great deal of attention in recent years has been focused on the backlog for testing rape kits in many states, with the attention almost uniformly on the needs and experiences of adult victims.
CHILD USA has analyzed data on children's rape kits in numerous states and concluded, further study is needed.
Laws for Child Protection
Child Sex Abuse Statutes of Limitation Reform
Age of Majority, Consent, and Marriage
Religious Liberty Statutes
Medical Neglect Laws
You can help prevent child abuse and neglect in America:
The 2019 HBO documentary on sex abuse by megastar, Michael Jackson, Leaving Neverland, is a valuable tool for educating parents, the public, and lawmakers on the ways in which child molesters operate.
Click here for CHILD USA’s Five Lessons to be Learned from HBO’s Leaving Neverland.
New York’s Child Victims Act has passed!!
CEO Marci Hamilton’s Retrospective on Statute of Limitations Reform: