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Kuster, Joyce Introduce Resolution To Recognize Child Abuse Prevention Month


Washington, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Annie Kuster (NH-02) and Congressman Dave Joyce (OH-14) introduced a resolution to recognize April as National Child Abuse Prevention Month. Representatives Joyce and Kuster serve as co-chairs of the Bipartisan Task Force to End Sexual Violence. 


“We have a responsibility to protect our nation’s most vulnerable from abuse and neglect,” said Congresswoman Kuster, co-chair of the Bipartisan Task Force to End Sexual Violence. “I am proud to partner with Congressman Joyce to raise awareness about child abuse, prevention, and intervention. We can and must do more to keep our children across the country safe, and this effort will help us accomplish that goal.”


“No one should have to experience any form of violence or abuse, especially our children,” said Congressman Joyce, co-chair of the Bipartisan Task Force to End Sexual Violence. “As a father, I am proud to introduce this resolution alongside Congresswoman Kuster to raise awareness for child abuse, educate on signs of abuse, and learn ways to help in our communities. Together, we will ensure the safety and security of our kids.”


The resolution is endorsed by Prevent Child Abuse America, Futures Without Violence, Executive Director of the Army of Survivors, Together for Girls, National Children’s Alliance, Keep Kids Safe, Monique Burr Foundation for Children, American Psychological Association, and the Child Welfare League of America.