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What should people do if they suspect that a child is being abused?

If it is suspected that a child is being abused, laws in most of the United States require that a professional that is in the role of caring for the child (for example, a teacher, doctor, or daycare provider) make a formal report of the abuse to child-welfare authorities in the state in which it is suspected to have occurred. Those professionals are often called mandated reporters. Both for those professionals and for people who are not mandated reporters, child-abuse reporting hotlines are available in every state in the United States.

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Comment from: Mr . Dereje D., 25-34 Male (Caregiver) Published: February 05

I am journalist and working on child abuse, child right at local NGOs. So I need some tools for telling about child abuse, how one can prevent child abuse, etc.

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