An Epidemiological Study of Different Aspect of Child Maltreatment in Siliguri Police Commissionerate
*Corresponding author: Dr. Rajib Prasad, Associate Professor, Department of Forensic Medicine & Toxicology NBMC&H Darjeeling
Maltreatment in any form whether that is physical, emotional, neglect or sexual.
Aims & Objectives
To know Prevalence of Child Maltreatment in Siliguri Police commissionerate.
A cross sectional study with stratified random sampling among 220 school going children in aged 13–18 year with the help of a pre-designed, pretested Questionnaire.
33.2% children faced maltreatment of which 41.44%, 27.9%, 21.6%, 9.06% was physical, psychological, sexual and neglect respectively. It is statistically significant among males, nuclear family, increasing number of family members, and presence of family violence.
Child Abuse, Prevalence, Accuse, family, teachers.