Management of child abuse and neglect at the international level: Trends and perspectives.

  • Doek J
  • 1

    Readers

    Mendeley users who have this article in their library.
  • N/A

    Citations

    Citations of this article.

Abstract

The adoption of a mandatory child abuse reporting system based on that of the US has had limited support in other developed countries. A timely and effective means for identifying child abuse on an international level remains in need of development. In Europe, voluntarily accepted treatment and intervention is seen as far preferable to court-ordered treatment. In developing countries, extrafamilial physical and sexual maltreatment of working and street children far exceeds other forms of maltreatment such as child prostitution and pornography. Private autonomous and international governmental organizations, such as the International Society for Prevention of Child Abuse and Neglect, have been giving increased attention to extrafamilial maltreatment in developing countries. (PsycINFO Database Record (c) 2004 APA, all rights reserved)

Author-supplied keywords

  • need for international mandatory child abuse repor

Get free article suggestions today

Mendeley saves you time finding and organizing research

Sign up here
Already have an account ?Sign in

Find this document

Authors

  • Jaap E Doek

Cite this document

Choose a citation style from the tabs below

Save time finding and organizing research with Mendeley

Sign up for free