Bridging Gaps in Child Protection: An In-Depth Analysis of Stakeholder Awareness and Response to Familial Child Abuse

  • Renu Sharma
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  • Renu Sharma

    Student at Sunrise University, Alwar, Rajasthan, India

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This research paper discusses the pervasive problem of familial youth abuse in India, offering an insightful examination of stakeholder awareness and action. Stressing an interdisciplinary approach, it discusses parents, law practitioners, law enforcers, child welfare committees, psychologists, and social workers roles against child abuse. Exemplifying on the definitions of abuse defined across the globe, such as that which is provided by WHO, the paper discusses the unique interpretation of an abuse that is centered on the family background. It calls for a consolidated approach of constraining legal action such as the POCSO Act and education and throughout services to shield the children. By emphasizing the significance of an early intervention while promoting a secure setting, the research brings to light collective accountability in protecting child safeguarding. This research tried to unified call to all societal sectors to act, engage and participate in a strategy of child abuse address and mitigate the underlying issues that lead to decreased child development thus making the children to have a safe environment of living, growth and development.


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International Journal of Law Management and Humanities, Volume 7, Issue 1, Page 1582 - 1592


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