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Child Abuse and Neglect

The Constitution guarantees that everyone has the right to be free from all forms of violence in the home. The government and the police have a duty to protect children and implement measures that will prevent abuse of children in the home. For example, the police have established Family Violence, Child Protection and Sexual Offences Units (FCS) which investigate physical and sexual abuse of children and child neglect. They are specially trained to deal sensitively with children.

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