Victims of Child Abuse

A child is defined in Iowa Code section 232.68 as any person under the age of 18 years.
The victim of child abuse is a person under the age of 18 who has suffered one or more of the categories of child abuse as defined in Iowa law (physical abuse, mental injury, sexual abuse, denial of critical care, child prostitution, presence of illegal drugs in a child's body, dangerous substance, bestiality in the presence of a child, allows access to a registered sex offender, allows access to obscene materials, and child sex trafficking).