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Abuse helplines

We read shocking stories of children falling prey to sexual abuse and molestation every day. National statistics state that about 53% children are abused. The highest number of cases was reported in Uttar Pradesh, Assam, Delhi, Andhra Pradesh and Bihar. Many cases of child abuse are never reported because the child is reluctant to confide in anyone. Or… Continue reading Abuse helplines

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Are you ignoring the red flags ?

Child sexual abuse includes touching and non-touching activity. Some examples of touching activity include: touching a child's genitals or private parts for sexual pleasure making a child touch someone else's genitals, play sexual games or have sex putting objects or body parts (like fingers, tongue or penis) inside the vagina, in the mouth or in… Continue reading Are you ignoring the red flags ?

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Child Abuse – is it just physical ?

The first step towards recognizing and preventing abuse of children is education about the forms of abuse that exist. Types of child abuse are broken down in four distinct categories: Physical abuse Sexual abuse Emotional abuse / Psychological abuse Neglect Physical Abuse Physical abuse is an injury resulting from physical aggression. Physical punishment is the use of physical… Continue reading Child Abuse – is it just physical ?