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Emotional Abuse

What is emotional abuse? The Illinois University’s Counseling Center defines emotional abuse as “any kind of abuse that is emotional rather than physical.” This kind of abuse is hard to identify and can be harder to go to court about, because it is not as obvious as physical abuse that can show signs of physical trauma. 341 more words

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Sexual Abuse

What is sexual abuse? Pandora’s Project defines sexual abuse as any “non-consensual sexual contact.” It is harmful to you, sometimes both physically and mentally, since it can be humiliating, scary and can cause bodily harm. 363 more words

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Physical Abuse

What is physical abuse? Love is Respect organization defines physical abuse as “intentional and unwanted contact” to your body or something close to your body like clothing. 192 more words

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Child Protection in Education

On the 14th of October, me and other members of the Optimus team travelled up to Manchester for the Child Protection in Education conference. Wet, chilly and a bit bleary-eyed from the early morning, we headed to the beautiful Lowry hotel to set up the event, ready to welcome the delegates and looking forward to a day of important updates and useful ideas about safeguarding children in schools. 839 more words