Information on Child Abuse

There are four major categories of child abuse: physical abuse sexual abuse emotional abuse neglect.It’s important we get the facts about child abuse, but it’s just as vital we don’t panic and overprotect our children.

Physical and sexual abuse of our children gets reported on TV, in newspapers and on the internet on a daily basis.Child abuse is unfortunately not a rare occurrence. Public health authorities estimate that about 81,000 children are victims of sexual abuse and 160,000 are victims of physical abuse every year.

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