oa Article 19 - Promoting positive alternatives to corporal and humiliating punishment : the parenting project

Volume 5, Issue 1
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In the past three years, Childline South Africa has experienced a significant increase in the reporting of physical and emotional abuse of children. If one looks at the year-by-year comparison of physical and emotional reports of abuse to the Childline crisis line displayed below, it appears that calls relating to both these forms of abuse have doubled over the three-year period.

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