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Child abuse

  • Keyword(s)
  • Endangered children
  • Abused children
  • Neglected children
  • Negligence
  • Violence against children

Child abuse is a subject that provokes many profound reactions and leaves lasting scars on victims and their families.

At any given moment, you could be confronted with a situation of abuse involving a child or teenager.

Such situations raise a number of questions:

  • Is this child a victim of abuse?
  • Is it sexual abuse, physical abuse, shaken baby syndrome, negligence, psychological abuse, or multiple forms of abuse all at once?
  • What should one do if a child is suspected to be the victim of abuse?
  • How does one go about protecting children from abuse?

How can child abuse be prevented?

As citizens and parents, it is our collective duty to put an end to child and teen abuse.

On this site, child abuse experts provide information, give advice and discuss possible interventions regarding child abuse so that we, as parents and citizens, can be better informed about this problem.

The more we understand it, the more we will feel empowered to take action.

Together, let’s protect our children!

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