Child Abuse and Neglect

SEE IT. HEAR IT. SAY IT.

SEE IT. HEAR IT. SAY IT.
SEE IT. HEAR IT. SAY IT.
With the alarming frequency the Polish media inform us about the cases when the children were roughly beaten by their parents. According to our research 80 % of parents admit that they hit their children and up to 5 % say that they have beaten them in such a way that it caused an injury. Sometimes the scenario is even more dramatic and as a result of the physical violence it comes to the child’s death.

Research - The Problem of Child Abuse: Attitudes and Experiences in Seven Countries of Central and Eastern Europe

The studies were conducted in 2005/2006 in seven Eastern European countries: Bulgaria,
Lithuania, Latvia, Macedonia, Moldova, Poland, and Ukraine.
Report was prepared by Monika Sajkowska, PhD (Nobody`s Children Foundation, Warsaw University, Institute of Applied Social Science)