Tag: Abuse

Every Child Matters: is Society ineffective at safeguarding its children from Sexual Abuse?

Introduction “Child abuse is an “expression” of specific behavioural and emotional attitudes of parents or other adults toward a child” (Vranic, 2003, pg.552). Every community is made up of children as a social group. Walker and Thurston (2006, pg.1) state “in Britain at least one child dies each week as a result of adult cruelty”, …

To what extent has poverty masked awareness of issues of child abuse in africa? A study of poverty relief campaigns targeted at, or originating from, western countries”

Abstract Child abuse is a global phenomenon that affects all societies and is driven by both the socio-economic factors and psycho-biosocial factors. Studies have, over the past few decades, shown an increasing prevalence of child abuse and a decline in awareness of issues of child abuse, with Africa reported to have the highest prevalence rates. …