What is Child Abuse?

Any act of violation of the right of the child. It can be physical by spanking, caning, cutting, chaining, belting, and handcuffing, hurting, wounding, injuring or emotional abuse such as bullying, abusing, shouting down, insulting or sexual abuse such as raping arousing, sensitising, motivating or sexually stimulating expressions. Other times it can be neglect as in not taking good care of the child hawking, child labour, child marriage, roaming about, and lack of provision of good health care, tattered wares, and unkempt appearances, not getting good education or not going to school.

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