=- Behind ever picture there is pain. Report all forms of child abuse to the appropriate local authorities and help save the lives of our innocent children. -=
Child abuse and neglect offend the basic values of our state. We have a responsibility to provide safe settings for at-risk children and facilitate permanent placement for children who cannot return home. ~ Matt Blunt
Your children need your presence more than your presents. ~Jesse Jackson
(1) To clearly understand "WHAT IS CHILD ABUSE?"
• Start being BUSY BODY when you hear a children is crying, there might be something wrong somewhere. Dont be afraid to take some necessary actions, who know that you might save a child's live with your proper action.
3) Reporting Child Abuse
- If you suspect that a child is being harmed, reporting your suspicions may protect the child and obtain help for the family.
- If you are working with children, learn to recognize the and take action if you suspect that a child may have been abused.
- The Child Act 2001 requires any medical officer or medical practitioner, childcare provider or member of the family to notify his/her concerns, suspicions or beliefs that a child may have been abused or neglected to the appropriate child protection authority in the country. Failure to do so can result in criminal charges.
- Do not hesitate to report abuse that happened in the past but was not reported. The abuser may still be active and your action can save a child.
- Any concerned person can report suspicions of child abuse. You do not have to prove it.
- Do not turn a blind eye. It is our social and moral responsibility to get involved.
- Reports of child abuse are confidential and names of anyone informing the authorities will not be made public. --> Or if you choose to, you may remain anonymous.
• Yatie Chomeyl has just raised a hand to stop child abuse. You can too. Get on board.
You can do your part to help and make a difference:
• By learning more about abuse.
• By talking about it and raising awareness.
• By asking questions and staying alert.
• By minimising opportunities for abuse.
• By getting involved and reporting abuse or any suspicion of abuse
Pssssttt : get on board now!