witchcraft book picWhat is Witchcraft Abuse? (2nd Edition)

In many African traditional beliefs, such powers are said to be given by “spiritual” entities. The agent or medium of the powers is called a witch. The powers are usually malevolent, associated with an intention to do evil to others. However in other cases, these powers are said to be benevolent, bestowing health and material benefits.
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SACUS01_what is child abuse 1What is Child Abuse?

Child abuse is any form of cruelty to a child. It is any behaviour that causes harm to a child. It can be physical, emotional, sexual, or in the form of neglect.
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What is child abuse YP coverWhat is Child Abuse? (Young People’s Version)

This publication sets to educate children and young people on child abuse. It focuses on the different forms of abuse and how children can safeguard themselves from significant harm.

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d1What is Private Fostering? (2nd Edition)

Private fostering is a private arrangement made between a parent and a non-relative to look after a child. In most situations therefore, parental consent is understood to have been granted for this arrangement to take place.

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What is Child Trafficking?

In realisation of the growing problems of child trafficking, the UK government has put in place a law to tackle the problem and criminalise the practice. Child traffickers – those who transport children so they can exploit them – can go to jail for up to 14 years for committing this crime.
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What is FGM? (2nd Edition)

No one in practising African communities can really tell you or confirm how FGM started. But there are several tales of the origins of FGM and most of them are masked in myths, religious beliefs and socio-cultural ideologies in the different communities.
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What is FGM? (Young People’s Version)

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What is Physical Abuse?

Physical Abuse is any intentional physical contact resulting in injury, pain or discomfort. It is a form of child abuse which can cause both long and short-term harm to a child and is the most visible and commonly reported form of child abuse in the UK.
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d1What is Sexual Abuse? (2nd Edition)

Child sexual abuse involves having inappropriate sexual relationships with children. It means involving a child in sexual activity that he or she does not fully comprehend, is unable to give informed consent to or for which the child is not developmentally prepared and that violates the laws or social taboos of society.
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d1What is Emotional Abuse?

Emotional abuse is any kind of abuse that is emotional rather than physical in nature. It can include anything from verbal abuse and constant criticism to more subtle forms, such as repeated disapproval or even the refusal to ever be pleased.
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d1What is Child Neglect?

Child neglect involves failing to act to provide the right care and attention to meet a child’s needs. It also includes failure to meet a child’s emotional needs including warmth, security and love.
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what is child A French-2 1What is Child Abuse (French)?

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What is Witchcraft Abuse? (French)

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