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Safe Conversation About Child Abuse Vital, Rural Communities Told

“Having a good mental and emotional wellbeing allows our children to think clearly, develop socially, learn daily and have a positive outlook on life and the circumstances they face,” he said.
24 Nov 2022 17:13
Safe Conversation About Child Abuse Vital, Rural Communities Told
People of Nakorotubu, Ra gets assistance from Government and non-government organisations. Photo: Josefa Babitu

One of the consequences of child abuse includes impaired mental and physical health.

This was highlighted by the Commissioner Western Division, Apolosi Lewaqai, while officiating at the World Day for Prevention of Child Abuse in Nakorotubu in Ra, yesterday.

In a bid to prevent child abuse, the Fijian Government is calling on parents and guardians to start having ‘safe conversations’ with their children

“Having a good mental and emotional wellbeing allows our children to think clearly, develop socially, learn daily and have a positive outlook on life and the circumstances they face,” he said.

 

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