Child Abuse: A Widespread Epidemic In Indian Society

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Sourabhi Avadhoot Sahakari


Children are the world’s most valuable resource and its best hope for the future.

John F. Kennedy

Children are the stepping stones of success and development in a country. They could be considered as the flowers with breathtaking fragrance in the garden of people. As the responsible citizens of our country, it is our duty to protect them. It is important that every child is looked after and cherished well. Sadly, not every person has a good memory of his/her childhood. Most of the children are subjected to maltreatment of some or the other kind in their childhood. This leaves a permanent mark in their life. It is very difficult for them to move ahead in life once they are subjected to maltreatment. Not only are the children victims of maltreatment in rural areas but the incidences are on rise also in urban areas. Children are made to work, clean shoes, earn bread for the family in tender years of their life. The most pitiless and terrible form of maltreatment is sexual abuse.

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Sourabhi Avadhoot Sahakari. (2023). Child Abuse: A Widespread Epidemic In Indian Society. Journal for ReAttach Therapy and Developmental Diversities, 6(10s(2), 1856–1861.
Author Biography

Sourabhi Avadhoot Sahakari

Music Accompanist; Directorate of Art and Culture, Ph. D Research Scholar; Goa University.


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