Neglect and abuse

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    • Adult control can take extremes forms of physical neglect or physical, sexual or emotional abuse.
    • In 2006, 31,400 children were on the child protection registers because they were deemed at risk of serious harm, often from their own parents.
    • Childlline receives over 20,000 calls a year from children who say they've been physically or sexually abused.
    • Indicates a "dark side," to family life in which children are the victims.

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