Monday, August 31, 2009

Physical Abuse (A Common Type of Child Abuse)

What is Physical Abuse?

A non-occidental injury to child caused by a parent/caregiver/stranger. It includes injuries which are caused by severe discipline, severe beating or Cigrate burns, bruising, laceration or welts, burns, fractures or dislocations, attempted suffocation or strangulation and death. It also includes abusive administration of drugs or alcohol to a child.

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