Official Concept and Definition

Child Abuse

Definition
The maltreatment, whether habitual or not, of a child, which includes any of the following: 
 
a)    Psychological and physical abuse, neglect, cruelty, sexual abuse and emotional maltreatment; 
 
b)    Any act by deeds or words which debases, degrades or demeans the intrinsic worth and dignity of a child as a human being; 
 
c)    Unreasonable deprivation of the her/his basic needs for survival such as food and shelter;
 
d)    Failure to immediately give medical treatment to an injured child resulting in serious impairment of her/his growth and development or in her/his permanent incapacity or death.
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Glossary on Violence Against Women and Children and Other Related Concepts

https://www.pcw.gov.ph/publication/glossary-violence-against-women-and-children-…
Indicators / Statistics Being Generated Not applicable
PSA Board Resolution PSA Board Resolution No. 01, Series of 2017 - 078
https://psa.gov.ph/sites/default/files/PSA%20BOARD%20RESO%2001%202017.pdf
Statistical Domain Environment and multi-domain statistics
Statistical Activity Gender and special population groups

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