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Mtondia pefa cdc child protection lecture

  1. 1. Child Protection Lecture Presented to the CPC On 2nd November 2012Nicodemus Karisa Mwambire
  2. 2. What is Child Protection?11/2/2012 Mtondia PEFA CDC, Child Protection CPC Course 2
  3. 3. Child Protection Definition  Refers to preventing and responding to violence, exploitation and abuse against children11/2/2012 Mtondia PEFA CDC, Child Protection CPC Course 3
  4. 4. Why Child Protection?11/2/2012 Mtondia PEFA CDC, Child Protection CPC Course 4
  5. 5. Effects of child abuse, violence andexploitation  Risk of death  poor physical and mental health  HIV/AIDS infection  Educational problems,  Displacement, homelessness,  vagrancy and poor parenting skills later in life.11/2/2012 Mtondia PEFA CDC, Child Protection CPC Course 5
  6. 6. Does The Bible Support It?11/2/2012 Mtondia PEFA CDC, Child Protection CPC Course 6
  7. 7. Biblical proof of childprotection……  The Holy Bible in the book of Mathew 18:5-6: “And whoever welcomes in my name one such child as this, welcomes me. If anyone should cause one of these little ones to lose his faith in me, it would be better for that person to have a large millstone tied around his neck and be drowned in the deep sea”[GNB]11/2/2012 Mtondia PEFA CDC, Child Protection CPC Course 7
  8. 8. The Compassion InternationalViews “We are opposed to all forms of child abuse and exploitation and will do everything within our power to ensure that no harm comes to any child registered in our program due to his or her involvement in the ministry of COMPASSION INTERNATIONAL.”  POINT OF REFLECTION: What is the Project View and Mission on Child Protection?11/2/2012 Mtondia PEFA CDC, Child Protection CPC Course 8
  9. 9. Who is A child?  A child is anyone under the age of 18 years.11/2/2012 Mtondia PEFA CDC, Child Protection CPC Course 9
  10. 10. What is Child Abuse?  Child abuse can be defined as taking unfair advantage of a child  See Case Study 1(a) and (b)  REFLECTION:  Is case 1(a) an example of child abuse? Why or why not?  Following case 1(b), How has your opinion of Kiprono now changed?11/2/2012 Mtondia PEFA CDC, Child Protection CPC Course 10
  11. 11. Types of Child Abuses The World Health Organization defines child abuse as follows:  Child abuse and maltreatment consists of all forms of physical and emotional ill-treatment, sexual abuse, neglect or negligent treatment or commercial or other exploitation, resulting in actual or potential harm to the child’s health, survival, development or dignity in the context of a relationship of responsibility, trust or power.  REFLECTION: According to you what are the types of Child abuse?11/2/2012 Mtondia PEFA CDC, Child Protection CPC Course 11
  12. 12. Types of Child Abuse Contd…..  From the previous definition then, these are the four types of child abuse:  Physical abuse  Sexual abuse  Emotional abuse  Neglect11/2/2012 Mtondia PEFA CDC, Child Protection CPC Course 12
  13. 13. Physical Abuse  It occurs when someone e.g. a parent/ caregiver causes physical harm to a child  Read Case Study 2  REFLECTION: Discuss some possible signs of physical abuse that Sarone might have sustained from this incident Hint: Note both physical and behavioural signs11/2/2012 Mtondia PEFA CDC, Child Protection CPC Course 13
  14. 14. Sexual Abuse  It occurs when someone, such as a caregiver or other, uses a child for sexual gratification (which can include even sexual comments made to a child).  Read Case Study 3 REFLECTION:  Discuss both the physical and behavioral signs of sexual abuse11/2/2012 Mtondia PEFA CDC, Child Protection CPC Course 14
  15. 15. Emotional Abuse  It occurs when a caregiver or a person in a trust relationship with a child prevents the child from proper emotional development  Read Case study 4 REFLECTION:  Discuss for 5 minutes some potential signs of emotional abuse that the child in this story might display11/2/2012 Mtondia PEFA CDC, Child Protection CPC Course 15
  16. 16. Neglect  It occurs when a caregiver does not provide for a child even though the caregiver has proper resources or other means to do so.  Read Case Study 5 REFLECTION:  Discuss for 5 minutes some potential signs of emotional abuse that the child in this story might display11/2/2012 Mtondia PEFA CDC, Child Protection CPC Course 16
  17. 17. Assignment  Identify Abuse (See the hand out given)11/2/2012 Mtondia PEFA CDC, Child Protection CPC Course 17
  18. 18. Recap  These four types of abuse are not separate from each other. One type of abuse can hurt many areas of a child’s life. For example, Sarone was both physically and emotionally hurt when his father abused him.  Plan Of Action11/2/2012 Mtondia PEFA CDC, Child Protection CPC Course 18
  19. 19. Reference  http://www.unicef.org/chinese/protection/files/What _is_Child_Protection.pdf  Compassion International Caregivers and Parents Child Protection Curriculum11/2/2012 Mtondia PEFA CDC, Child Protection CPC Course 19
  20. 20. Thanks and God Bless you! Next Lecture: Protecting Children by Promoting a Safe Environment On 3rd December 201211/2/2012 Mtondia PEFA CDC, Child Protection CPC Course 20

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