Cause: Bullying and Violence
- Animal Cruelty
Animal CrueltyNeglect and abandonment are the most common forms of animal abuse.
Bullying2 out of 3 teens are verbally or physically harassed every year.
- Child Abuse
Child AbuseEvery six hours, a child dies from abuse or neglect in the U.S.
- Cyber Bullying
Cyber BullyingOver half of teens have been bullied online.
- Dating Abuse
Dating Abuse1/3 of high school students have been in an abusive relationship.
- Elderly Abuse
Elderly Abuse1 in 10 senior citizens experience abuse from a caregiver.
- Gang Violence
Gang ViolenceThere are 772,500 gang members in the U.S.
- Gun Control
Gun Control40 to 45 percent of U.S. households have at least one gun.
- Hate Crimes
Hate Crimes7,789 hate crime offenses were reported to the FBI in 2009.
- School Violence
School Violence77 percent of students are physically or verbally bullied.
- Sexual Assault
Sexual AssaultEvery two minutes, someone in the U.S. is sexually assaulted.
40 to 45 percent of U.S. households have at least one gun.