According to the HHS Children's Bureau "Child Maltreatment 2017" report, Kentucky has the highest abuse rate in the country.

The report also stated that out of 1,000 children in Kentucky, on average, 22 of them will be victims of abuse and neglect. That rate is more than double the national average.

In this segment, Jill Seyfred, director of Prevent Child Abuse Kentucky, discusses how her organization works to prevent the abuse and neglect of Kentucky’s children.