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Department of Social Welfare and Development

CHILD RIGHTS AND CHILD ABUSE
Presented by

DC NORA D. DELA PAZ

CHILD RIGHTS 

LEGAL BASIS 

UN ± CRC 

PD 603

leisure. exploitation and discrimination Right to express his/her views and opinions Right to have access to appropriate information Right to special care and assistance Right to protection and privacy .to have a name and nationality Right to a family Right to health Right to education Right to rest.TEN BASIC RIGHTS OF THE CHILDREN           Right to be born . cultural and artistic activities Right to be protected from abuse.

FOUR BROAD CATEGORIES  Survival  Development  Protection  Participation .

SAMPUNG MGA KARAPATAN (tune: Sampung mga Daliri) Sampung mga karapatan ang dapat taglayin Pagmamahal. Unang Ililigtas Natatanging Kalinga. Kapatiran Maging Makabuluhan . Lahi¶t Kalusugan Paglalaro. Edukasyon.

Child Trafficking Treating the child as a commodity that could be traded or exchanged for cash or for any other reason Child Neglect Basic needs not given ± food. wounds. clothing. etc. broken bones. proper education Giving duties which do not suit their age or physical capability Emotional / Psychological Cursing Threatening to kill Calling names .CHILD ABUSE  TYPES OF CHILD ABUSE Physical Abuse / Maltreatment Physical injuries like bruises. medical attention.

coerced or encouraged to indulge in sexual intercourse or acts of lasciviousness Child Prostitution. pedophilia.CHILD ABUSE  TYPES OF CHILD ABUSE Sexual Abuse Child used as sexual object Rape. incest. pornography Child Labor Employing / permitting children below 15 years of age to work where they are not directly under the responsibility of their parents or guardians . acts of lasciviousness Sexual Exploitation Child is catered.

adopted.FACTORS THAT COULD LEAD TO CHILD ABUSE 1. ENVIRONMENTAL CRISIS OR ENVIRONMENTAL STRESS Poverty Insufficient income Poor family or social support Social stress   Parent/s not living with children Parent/s are into drugs. PARENT FACTORS Grow up in isolation. prostitution / other illegal activities . CHILD FACTORS Children with disabilities Born at a time of crisis and are unreasonably identified by parents as the bearer of trouble Illegitimate. had trauma Have severe financial / emotional problems Have unrealistic expectations on their children Exhibit impulsive / uncontrolled temper / immaturity 2. have poor self-image. stepchildren Unwanted and are seen as another mouth to feed 3.

EFFECTS Fear of certain people / places Anger Confusion    Over gender identity About their role as a child as a consequence of the sexual experience with an adult About their rights over their body Low self-esteem Sleeping / Eating Disorders Highly Sexualized Behavior Depression Thoughts / Suicidal Attempts Social Withdrawal / Aggression Inappropriate Knowledge of Sex Frequent Masturbation Truancy or drop in grades Sudden Changes in Behavior / Regression .

children don¶t tell because of FEAR« Of remembering Of losing love Of shame and guilt Of being blamed Of further harm .HELPING CHILDREN DEAL WITH INCIDENTS OF SEXUAL ABUSE / EXPLOITATION When a child begins to tell« Believe Be calm Be affirming Prepare the child for what will happen next Be supportive Report the abuse Often.

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Drug Abuse 6. Sexually Exploited a) pornography b) pedophilia c) prostitution 4. Others GR A N D T OT A L . Emotional 5. Physical abuse/maltreated/battered 2. Neglected (unattended to by parents) 107 2 7 249 84 920 55 3 5 268 129 10 52 46 7 3 292 69 79 5 47 1 214 49 620 2 55 12 16 10 2 3 331 3387 2002 104 48 155 75 1 6 2003 133 56 231 83 3 9 8 2004 89 52 145 41 2005 86 31 124 21 T OT A L 4 12 18 7 6 55 220 4 15 8 0 1 62 13 2 13 1 40 11 4 2 29 36 1 10 9 45 4 19 22 32 25 9.RA 7610 3.CHILDREN IN NEED OF SPECIAL PROTECTION SERVED BY YEAR FOR THE PERIOD 2002 TO SEPTEMBER 2005 C A T EGO R Y 1. Street children/mendicants 8.seduction . Sexual Abuse: a) incest b) rape c) acts of lasciviousnesss d) others. Children in Conflict with t he Law 12. Children Victims of Armed Conflict 10. please specify . Abandonment 7. Children Victims of Child Trafficking / Kidnapped / Selling / Trading of Children 11.attempted rape .

SEPTEMBER. 2005 1052 1200 S E R V E D 920 795 620 1000 800 600 400 200 0 2002 2003 YEAR 2004 2005 .CHILDREN IN NEED OF SPECIAL PROTECTION SERVED BY YEAR (COMMUNITY-BASED) For the Period 2002 .

Others GRAND TOTAL 12 5 23 10 1 1 1 0 0 2 0 0 4 0 10 0 12 3 22 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 9 0 19 4 31 7 0 3 0 0 0 2 2 0 9 0 4 0 13 11 31 8 0 1 0 0 1 3 0 0 5 0 0 0 22 13 23 25 0 1 0 0 0 0 5 0 6 4 5 0 Tarlac 13 1 14 6 0 0 3 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 7 3 6 3 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 1 27 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 0 4 0 0 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 9 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 133 56 231 83 3 9 8 0 1 10 9 0 45 4 55 3 5 0 0 24 40 1 9 73 118 0 44 1 96 1 20 22 124 0 20 11 104 0 1 41 34 24 31 169 117 2 1 5 47 0 2 7 32 0 8 10 25 0 0 0 0 0 11 2 54 0 1 0 9 0 1 0 2 0 6 0 18 0 0 0 2 0 1 0 7 0 2 0 13 268 129 1052 . Sexual Abuse: a) incest 5 b) rape 16 c) acts of lasciviousnesss 6 d) others.CHILDREN IN NEED OF SPECIAL PROTECTION SERVED BY CITY & PROVINCE FOR THE PERIOD JANUARY TO DECEMBER 2003 Cabanatuan City City of San Fernando Sci ence City of Muñoz Olongapo City San Jose City Bal anga City T O T A L Angel es City Pal ayan City Malolos City Tarlac City 5 3 8 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 6 0 1 12 6 42 Gapan City 0 0 4 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 Pampanga SJDM City 5 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 6 0 Zambales 7 1 13 9 0 1 4 0 0 0 0 0 7 0 9 0 Bulacan N. Emotional 2 5. Street children/mendicants 0 8. Children Victims of Armed Conflict 0 10. Ecija Aurora Bataan CATEGORY 1. Sexually Exploited a) pornography 0 b) pedophilia 0 c) prostituion 0 4. Physical 14 abuse/maltreated/battered 2. Drug Abuse 0 6. please specify . Abandonment 2 7.attempted rape 1 . Neglected (unattended to by 2 parents) 9. Children in Conflict with the Law 12.RA 7610 0 3. Children Victims of Child Trafficking / Kidnapped / Selling / Trading of Children 11.seduction 0 .

2. Physical abuse/maltreated/battered Sexual Abuse: a) incest b) rape c) acts of lasciviousnesss 3.CHILDREN IN NEED OF SPECIAL PROTECTION SERVED BY CITY & PROVINCE FOR THE PERIOD JANUARY TO DECEMBER 2004 S ci e n c e C ity o f M u ñ o z C ity o f S a n F e rn a n d o C ab a n a tu a n C ity O lo n g a p o C ity S an J o se C ity B al a n g a C ity CATEGORY T O T A L A n g el e s C ity P al a y a n C ity M alo lo s C ity 1. Emotional 5. Children Victims of Child Trafficking / Kidnapped / Selling / Trading of Children 11. Children Victims of Armed Conflict 10. Neglected (unattended to by parents) 9. Street children/mendicants 8. Children in Conflict with the Law 12. E c ija A u ro ra B at a a n Ta rla c 89 52 145 41 0 0 19 0 0 32 0 46 7 3 292 69 795 0 0 1 33 75 19 11 3 7 79 115 83 . Others GRAND TOTAL 6 3 20 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 3 39 10 2 18 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 7 5 12 1 0 0 1 0 0 5 0 6 0 8 8 24 4 0 0 7 0 0 3 0 2 0 9 6 14 4 0 0 3 0 0 4 0 10 0 0 22 5 77 8 15 15 2 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 7 0 0 23 8 81 17 2 8 13 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 3 0 1 29 11 85 1 1 11 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 1 0 0 2 3 21 0 0 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 9 0 0 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 6 0 3 0 0 7 0 20 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 6 0 6 6 2 8 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 8 0 1 4 1 31 0 1 2 2 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 8 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 3 5 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 17 0 23 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 5 3 11 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 9 3 3 2 0 0 1 0 0 5 0 3 7 0 34 13 80 O th e r A re a s 2 2 2 0 0 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 6 1 17 Ta rla c C ity G ap an C ity P am p a n g a S JD M C ity Za m b a les B u la c a n N . Sexually Exploited a) pornography b) pedophilia c) prostitution 4. Abandonment 7. Drug Abuse 6.

Ecija Aurora Bataan Tarlac TOTAL 1. Sexual Abuse: a) incest b) rape c) acts of lasciviousness 3. Abandonment 5. Physical abuse / maltreated / battered 2. Neglected (unattended to by parents) 10.CHILDREN IN NEED OF SPECIAL PROTECTION SERVED BY CITY & PROVINCE FOR THE PERIOD JANUARY TO SEPTEMBER 2005 Science City of Muñoz City of San Fernando Cabanatuan City City of Malolos Olongapo City San Jose City Balanga City Angeles City Palayan City Other Areas 2 15 4 1 1 2 Gapan City Tarlac City Pampanga SJDM City CATEGORY Zambales Bulacan N. Others GRAND TOTAL 3 3 7 3 15 4 6 8 7 10 2 4 6 4 8 0 0 6 1 4 1 8 3 3 86 31 124 21 3 7 6 5 14 16 23 11 21 3 1 6 2 1 1 3 1 6 2 1 1 10 2 2 1 1 2 5 4 1 3 2 3 22 25 29 1 1 1 1 8 2 1 1 47 1 14 29 48 1 3 9 2 11 29 27 7 6 13 1 1 6 1 7 4 6 2 6 1 2 11 5 9 1 214 49 620 4 31 99 72 57 47 73 68 18 20 0 10 26 8 12 0 5 12 32 28 . Children Victims of Child Trafficking / Kidnapped / Selling / Trading of Children 6 Children in Conflict with the Law 7. Sexually Exploited a) prostituion 4.

Child Labor Law . 7610 . RA 8353. RA 7658.A.LEGAL RESPONSES 1. R. R. 9208 ± Anti-Trafficking in Persons Act of 2003 3. R.Anti-Rape Law 6.Child Protection Law 2. 8972 ± Solo Parents Welfare Act 4. R.A. 9262 ± Anti-Violence Against Women and their Children 5.A.A.

but we see ourselves as ³UNLOVABLE´ . ³When we see our parents as unloving and neglectful.WHAT DO CHILDREN VICTIMS SAY«. we don¶t see them as such.

WHAT¶S WRONG WITH GROWN ± UPS? Grown-ups make promises. just a maybe. then they forget all about them or else they say. Grown-ups don¶t do the things they¶re always telling the children to do Grown-ups never really listen to what children have to say . it wasn¶t really promises.