School is less than two weeks away, and with it comes an increase in reported child abuse cases.
A total of 51 minors had to be treated in hospital or clinics across the country since 2018 after sustaining injuries following abuse, it has emerged. Commissioner says ‘we need to work harder’ on awareness on violence
If teachers see signs of child abuse, they have both a professional duty and a legal obligation to report it, to ensure children get help.
Whatever the reasons, for the sake of all children, this topic is truly in need of further research. Let’s not hesitate.