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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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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 ?