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Child protection

  1. 1. CHILD PROTECTIONMaking their World a Better PlacePresented by: Arnel O. Rivera
  2. 2. LEGAL BASIS• Article 19 - Protection from Abuse and Neglect: No one should hurt the child in any way. Adults should make sure that the child is protected from abuse, violence and neglect. Even the parents have no rights to hurt the child. UNITED NATIONS CONVENTION ON THE RIGHTS OF THE CHILD
  3. 3. It takes a village to raise a child. African Proverb HOME Society School
  4. 4. However....... • There is an obligation on schools to aim to provide pupils with the highest possible standard of care in order to promote their well being and protect them from harm.
  5. 5. Youth Delinquency • It is an act or misbehavior that is different from the normal procedure of rules and regulations, customs and traditions; and culture being committed by the youth.
  6. 6. Classification of Delinquency • Social Delinquents • Neurotic Delinquents • Asocial Delinquents • Accidental Delinquents
  7. 7. Social Delinquents • Youths who hate the authority specially those who have control of their behavior. They are always in conflict with what is right and does it with friends.
  8. 8. Neurotic Delinquents • A youth who always acts alone by internalizing his or her own conflicts and is largely preoccupied with his or her own feelings. He/she suffers insecurity in life.
  9. 9. Asocial Delinquents • A youth who acts as cold, brutal and vicious quality for which s/he does not feel anything.
  10. 10. Accidental Delinquents • A youth who has an identifiable in character but happens to be at the wrong place and time to commit delinquency.
  11. 11. Common Offenses Committed by the Youth • Stealing • Truancy (Cutting Classes) • Vagrancy (Stow-away) • Sexual aberration
  12. 12. Youth Delinquency is commonlycaused by negligence ofauthorities involved.
  13. 13. NeglectIs the failure (intentionallyor otherwise) to providechildren with the basicnecessities for theirdevelopment, such ascare, support, education,security, food, clothing,shelter, and attention, tothe extent that a child’shealth and developmentare placed at risk
  14. 14. Children everywhere are vulnerable to abuse and exploitation by those in positions of power and trust - Setting the Standard
  15. 15. Different types of child abuseand neglect • Physical • Sexual • Emotional • Verbal (emotional) • Neglect • Social
  16. 16. Bullying "Bullying is a deliberately hurtful behaviour which is repeated over a period of time. It is difficult for those being bullied to stop the process."
  17. 17. The • Has poor relationships with classmates.Bully • Gets into frequent fights.
  18. 18. Types of Bullying
  19. 19. Physical Bullying – hitting, kicking, hair pulling
  20. 20. Social Bullying – being left out or ignored
  21. 21. Verbal Bullying – name calling, verbalabuse
  22. 22. Cyber-bullying - sending HATE emails,text messages and posting LIES on theinternet.
  23. 23. Why do peopleBully?
  24. 24. There are a lot of reasons whysome people bully. They may see it as a way of being popular, or making themselves look tough and in charge.
  25. 25. Something orsomeone ismaking them feelinsecure.They bully tomake themselvesfeel better.
  26. 26. Others might be jealous of the person they arebullying.They may be being bullied themselves.
  27. 27. They might not feel like theyare getting enough attentionfrom parents or teachers.
  28. 28. Possible Future of a Bully.• Children who are bullies become Adult bullies.• As an adult they have problems in making and keeping friends.
  29. 29. Children who are bullies are likely toexperience legal or criminal problemsas adults.
  30. 30. • Be injured in a fight• Steal, destroy property• Drink alcohol, smoke
  31. 31. • Drop out of school• See a negative environment at school.• Are not happy at school.
  32. 32. Children who are Friends ofBullies They want to “side” with the bully because it makes them feel strong.
  33. 33. • They’re entertained by the bullying.• They don’t think speaking up will help.• They’re afraid that if they say something, the bully will turn on them.
  34. 34. What do you usually do when you see astudent being bullied?• 38% Nothing, because it’s none of my business.• 27% I don’t do anything, but I think I should help.• 35% I try to HELP him or her.
  35. 35. What to do? Dont fight the bully - this may only make things worse. It is not a safe thing to do. You dont want to become a bully yourself.
  36. 36. If you don’t stop bullying who will?
  37. 37. If you take no action, you aresaying that bullying is OK.
  38. 38. If you see someone being bullied…• refuse to join in• tell the bullies to stop• be a good friend to the victim• report the bullying to a teacher
  39. 39. REMEMBER......• No-one has the right to hurt a child.• Your school has a duty to protect anyone from bullying and keep them safe.• Talk to someone you trust and tell them about the problem.
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