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Stop abusing children!

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Summary: Speakers at a conference called an end to child abuse in homes and schools in the Arab world “Arab States” redirects here. For the political alliance, see Arab League.
The Arab World (Arabic: العالم العربي; Transliteration: al-`alam al-`arabi) stretches from the Atlantic Ocean in the
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Speakers at the last session of the Third Arab ISPCAN ISPCAN International Society for the Prevention of Child Abuse and Neglect  Regional Conference on Child Protection: Preventing Child Abuse and Neglect An omission to do or perform some work, duty, or act.

As used by U.S. courts, the term neglect denotes the failure of responsibility on the part of defendants or attorneys.
 in the Arab Countries said schools should ban corporal punishment corporal punishment, physical chastisement of an offender. At one extreme it includes the death penalty (see capital punishment), but the term usually refers to punishments like flogging, mutilation, and branding. Until c.  and teach child rights.

The final session was chaired by the conference coordinator, Dr. Maha Al Muneef, and was attended by over 1,500 delegates from across the Arab world.

Delegates said there was a need to teach children their rights to help them defend themselves against abuse and violence. The recommendations included the need to teach the principles of the International Convention on the Rights of the Child The United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child, often referred to as CRC or UNCRC, is an international convention setting out the civil, political, economic, social and cultural rights of children.  in classrooms.

It was also recommended that corporal punishment should not only be prohibited pro·hib·it  
tr.v. pro·hib·it·ed, pro·hib·it·ing, pro·hib·its
1. To forbid by authority: Smoking is prohibited in most theaters. See Synonyms at forbid.

2.
 in classrooms, but also discouraged dis·cour·age  
tr.v. dis·cour·aged, dis·cour·ag·ing, dis·cour·ag·es
1. To deprive of confidence, hope, or spirit.

2. To hamper by discouraging; deter.

3.
 in homes and communities. "Adults should know the mental and physical agony agony,
n severe pain or extreme suffering.


agony

1. death struggle.

2. extreme suffering.
 of children who receive bodily punishment in the presence of others," said the final communiquE[umlaut umlaut (m`lout) [Ger.,=transformed sound], in inflection, variation of vowels of the type of English man to men. ] of the conference.

It was decided that a national strategy should be chalked out in all Arab countries to prevent violence against children. When drawing up such plans, the mental, social and health conditions of the children should be taken into account. "Such a strategy should incorporate the assistance of governmental and nongovernmental bodies for successful implementation of the programs," said the communiquE[umlaut].

The conference pressed for a hotline 1. (company) Hotline - Hotline Communications Ltd..
2. (messaging) Hotline - Hotline Connect.
 for victims of child abuse. "The hotline should be available in Arabic in all Arab countries and it should be a round-the-clock service to enable affected children to report to the authorities any time of the day," it said.

Participants also recommended that disabled children should be given special care under the program. "Looking after their needs should be prioritized and they should be given the needed care to avoid falling into the wrong hands," the statement said.

It was also decided that research should be promoted to identify the patterns and practices of abuse against children.

First seen in Arab News .

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