ISBN 9789350297032,Childhood Betrayed : Child Abuse and Neglect in India

Childhood Betrayed : Child Abuse and Neglect in India



Harpercollins Publisher

Publication Year 2015

ISBN 9789350297032

ISBN-10 9350297035

Paper Back

Number of Pages 320 Pages
Language (English)

Child abuse

This is the first book in India that looks at child abuse and neglect and makes clear why it happens and what its effect is on children. It examines five types of abuse,physical, emotional, sexual, neglect and maltreatment and alsogirl child abuse, giving concrete examples from real life. It's apath breaking book that is a must read for policy makers, young parents, school teachers, pediatricians, childcare specialists and all those with a stake in the welfare of children. For the first time a book literally lifts the veil from a subject that was not only taboo, but often denied as an un-Indian phenomenon. It could be the start of a process that could lead to a better world for our children.