Child Abuse / Online Abuse / Domestic Violence
Child abuse or maltreatment constitutes ‘all forms of physical and/or 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. (World health organization, 2005)
Ministry of Social and Family Development
Children need a safe and nurturing environment to grow and learn.
Child abuse is defined as any act of commission or omission by a parent or guardian which would endanger or impair the child's physical or emotional well-being or that are judged by a mixture of community values and professionals to be inappropriate.
Child abuse includes:
• Physical Abuse
• Sexual Abuse
• Emotional and Psychological Abuse
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United Nations Study on Violence Against Children in Singapore
Author:Government of the Republic of Singapore