Yes, child abuse still occurs. I have highlighted 7 myths about child abuse below. Feel free to share your thoughts and opinions I’m the comment section. Do not forget to share, let’s create this awareness together.
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Child abuse is a harmful infliction of pain on a child, this pain can be inflicted by parents, teachers, care givers, family members and so on. According to Article 1 of the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the child, the convention defines a child as persons up to the age of eighteen. Child [...]
After the birth of a child, the roles parents play in the life of the children is activated up until the child becomes an adult and is capable of making reasonable and quality decision. These roles are biological, social, psychological, financial dimensions. Amongst all these, parents are responsible for preparing their children for their future. [...]
Child sexual abuse happens when a child is been forced, persuaded or tricked to engage in sexual activities. This abuse is mostly done by adults who understand the child has not developed sexually to engage in sexual activities or reached the legal age to engage is sexual activities. In respect to the child reaching the [...]
A Nigerian child is basically protected by the Child's Right Act 2003 and Children and Young Persons Act. The laws seek to protect the child on every aspect of his life ranging from birth, survival, development, physical,mental, emotional, health among others.The Child's Right Act defines a child as one who is below the age of [...]