In the last quarter of 2021, the PDA child abuse tracker recorded a total of 26 cases of child abuse cases in Ghana. Out of this number, 23 were sexual abuse cases, and the remaining 3 were of physical abuse. As depicted in the infographic, more than 90% of the victims of sexual abuse were girls. It was also observed that community members perpetrated the most abuse against children.
The PDA child abuse tracker is an online platform that records in real-time, cases of child abuse reported in selected online and print media in Ghana. We encourage the general public and child workers to report any incidents of child abuse using the platform on our website.
Find the details of 2021 fourth-quarter child abuse
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