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700 cases of child abuse reported in five months

In a press statement, the minister of Gender Equality, Child Development and Family Welfare, Sheila Bappoo stated that from January to May 2011, 700 cases of violence against children have been reported. “The phenomenon of aggression and abuse of children is an incredible burden that society imposes on them from an early age,” she said, [...]

13 Jul 2011, The Independent Daily