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Category: Education

How do I report suspected child abuse?

cyfscampaign (1) Child Abuse – See it. Report it. It’s the law. What is child abuse? Children have the right to be protected and to be safe. Unfortunately, there are times when children in Newfoundland and Labrador are harmed or abused. Child abuse includes physical, sexual or emotional harm, living with violence or being [ … ]

5 Ways to Deter a Child Predator

As much as 90% of child sexual abuse occurs in a situation where the child & their family know the abuser and the perpetrator has often established themselves in a position of trust. Many are patient, choose their victims/families carefully and spend time grooming both the adults and children. Why [ … ]

What is child abuse?

Child abuse is any form of physical, emotional and/or sexual mistreatment or lack of care that causes injury or emotional damage to a child or youth. The misuse of power and/or a breach of trust are part of all types of child abuse. Types of child abuse Emotional abuse is a [ … ]