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Children’s Authority: Get help to cope

Get help before buckling under the pressures of life and neglecting or physically abusing your children.

This appeal was made by the Children’s Authority of Trinidad and Tobago which is receiving about 400 reports of alleged abuse monthly since it began operations May 2015. A quarter of the cases occurred in the home and involved biological mothers, followed by fathers.

“Many times parents may have suffered abuse as children and never got attention for it and end up perpetrating that same abuse against their children,”  The Authority’s Director Safiya Noel said at a function at the Hyatt Regency last Tuesday to provide the public with an update on activities during three and a half years of operations and plans for the future.

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