July 4, 2022

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Easing the stress of poverty can lower rates of child abuse and neglect

Easing the stress of poverty can lower rates of child abuse and neglect

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A new examine from the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) explores some of the beneficial influences of tax credits on little one wellbeing as policymakers discussion regardless of whether to expand them.

The examine, revealed this thirty day period, located sizeable drops in claimed kid maltreatment circumstances in the weeks right after families received federal little one and gained earnings tax credits. All through the pandemic, tax credits assisted carry millions of households out of poverty.