Child abuse or Maltreatment


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Child abuse or Maltreatment

  1. 1. Child Abuse or Maltreatment :-An EMS Nightmare Presented by:- Anil Kumar Reg. No- 11207959 Lovely Professional University (Punjab)
  2. 2. What is child abuse exactly? Child Abuse is defined as a variety of abnormal behavior directed against children's. The mistreatment/maltreatment of a child by an adult
  3. 3. Types of Child Abuse:-  Physical  Sexual  Neglect  Emotional/Psychological abuse
  4. 4. Physical Abuse:- An injury intentionally inflicted on a child by a caregiver, parents, or anyone residing in the child’s home.
  5. 5. Sexual Abuse:- The use of a child for sexual gratification or financial gain, by an adult, older child, or adolescent, whether by physical force, coercion, or persuasion.
  6. 6. Neglect:- Acts or omissions by the perpetrator that fail to meet the child’s needs for basic living, including food, hygiene, medical care, clothing, and a safe warm environment
  7. 7. Emotional or psychological abuse:- Verbal abuse or excessive demands on the child that result In impaired growth, negative self-image, and disturbed child behavior.
  8. 8. Causes of child abuse :- • Poverty/Unemployment • Poor coping/parenting skills • Immaturity • Poor Education • History of abuse/domestic violence • Behavioral /Psych/Depression • Social Isolation
  9. 9. Who abuse the child's most? Most often, the abuser is someone the child knows, such as a parent, neighbor, someone work at home or relative.
  10. 10. Who get abused the most? • Behavior problems • Medical problems • Prematurity • Disability • Non-biological relations with caretaker
  11. 11. Effect:- • Depression • Lower self esteem • Encourage to lie, fear, and retaliate. • It will make child recluse • Will abuse his child's • May exclude you from your child’s life
  12. 12. Accidental injuries have a reasonable explanation. Abuse injuries may not match their explanation
  13. 13. Reporting of Abuse:- • Approximately 3 million reports of possible maltreatment are made to child protective service agencies each year • The actual incidence of abuse and neglect is estimated to the three times greater than the number reported to authorities
  14. 14. What to do:-  Don’t try to conduct an investigation, yourself.  Let the child talk as much as he or she wishes.  Understand that the child is probably having mixed feelings.  Believe the child.  Explain what you will do next to help them.
  15. 15.  Never discipline your child when your anger is out of control.  Participate in your child’s activities and get to know your child’s friends.  Teach your child the difference between “good touches” and “bad touches.”  When your child tells you he or she doesn’t want to be with someone, this could be a red flag. Listen to them and believe what they say.  Pay attention when someone shows greater than normal interest in your child. Prevention
  16. 16. Organizations for children rights:- • UNICEF • ECPAT • Department of Social Welfare and development • Bantay Bata • The Purple Rose Campaign • Gawad Kalinga • Home for Good Foundations
  17. 17. Save the Child’s Think…… a world without Smile
  18. 18. Thank You