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child abuse

  

      n   physical, sexual, or emotional ill-treatment or neglect of a child, esp. by those responsible for its welfare  
   See also       nonaccidental injury  
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child

  
  
ankle-biter     (Austral. slang)   babe, babe in arms     (informal)   baby, bairn     (Scot.)   brat, chit, descendant, infant, issue, juvenile, kid     (informal)   little one, minor, nipper     (informal)   nursling, offspring, progeny, rug rat     (slang)   sprog     (slang)   suckling, toddler, tot, wean     (Scot.)   youngster  

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child pornography
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child care provided by foster parents
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1 a conceited impertinent person 2 a mischievous child
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a person paid by the state to work in the interests of the nation who considers it to be a ‘right’ to be able abuse his or her authority to ensure personal gain for himself or herself at the expense of the nation…
neologism ... created on some blog
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trip or vacation taken by a couple shortly before the birth of a child
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a care order is an official instruction (made by a judge or magistrate) that a child should be taken into care
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[child] to be sent to a care organization run by the social services, or to be looked after by foster parents
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United Nations International Children's Emergency Fund works for children's rights, their survival, development and protection, guided by the Convention on the Rights of the Child. UNICEF provides long-term humanitarian and developmental assistance to children and mothers in developing countries.
UNICEF is one of the members of the United Nations Development Group and its Executive Committee. Donate to help UNICEF meet the urgent needs of children. unicef.org en.wikipedia.org/wiki/UNICEF
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