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The Committee for the Special Protection of Children (CSPC), pursuant to its mandate under Executive Order 53 dated 11 August 2011 issues these Protocol for Case Management of Child Victims of Abuse, Neglect, and Exploitation for the guidance of all concerned government agencies, non-government organizations, and other stakeholders. A protocol is a set of standards to ensure the protection of the rights of child victims of abuse, neglect, and exploitation.
The Protocol highlights the roles and responsibilities of government agencies and their partners, from reporting or referral of a child abuse case until its termination, ensuring that child victims are dealt with in a most child-sensitive and appropriate manner.
This edition is a substantially expanded and updated version of the last edition released almost 10 years ago. The present edition is designed to guide the physician in filling up the medical modules of the Women and Child Protection Information Management System.
This manual was designed for Children Protection Specialist and Medico-Legal Officers to help them perform their legal mandate in the management of child sexual abuse. Judges, lawyers and police will also find this manual helpful in their own respective disciplines, as each plays an important role in the criminal investigation of child abuse cases.
Grounded in a common concern for the best interests of abused and neglected, the care continuum is designed to guide physicians in their effort to work with and on behalf of children, and to forge different programs into a unified, synergistic effort.
Interpretation and Limits of Medical Evidence in Child Abuse Cases
Physical Abuse: Differential diagnosis of abuse; Head Injuries & shaken Infant Syndrome; and Abusive deaths and autopsy dilemma.
Sexual Abuse: Interpreting the medical exam; Limitations of the medical exam; and Forensic evidence in the Philippines
The Forensic Interview: The single integrated interview protocol; Evaluating a child’s disclosure/testimony; and Abused children in the courts
A Physicians’ Guide National Laws Concerning Child Abuse: The National Legal Mandate
Whether you are a student, medical practitioner, hospital personnel or administrator, this handbook will:
- Educate you by presenting a different perspective of medical ethics by using the UNCRC as a framework;
- Improve your perception of children, the way you deal with children and their families and the way you carry out your functions and make decisions that affect the lives of children;
- Deepen your analysis of your role in promoting children’s rights not just in work environment but also in your own family and community through further suggested readings; and
- Orient you on the attributes of a child-friendly hospital and personnel.
This guide in intended to raise media awareness on issues concerning the rights of the child and at the same time reinforce journalistic standards, through self-regulation, and contribute to the protection and promotion of these rights.
- Department of Health Administrative Order No.2013-0011: Revised Policy on the Establishment of Women and Their Children Protection Units in All Government Hospitals. This Order aims to institutionalize and standardized the quality of health service delivery in all women and children protection units in support of the strategic thrust to achieve Universal Health Care as described in the Kalusugan Pangkalahatan Execution Plan.
- Department of Education Child Protection Policy and Guidelines on Protection Children in School from Abuse, Violence, Exploitation, Discrimination, Bullying, and Other Forms of Abuse.
DepEd has adopted the policy to provide special protection to children who are gravely threatened or endangered by circumstances which affect their normal development and over which they have no control, and to assist the concerned agencies in their rehabilitation.
- Department of Justice Circular Orders
Department Circular Order No.54:
Non-dismissal of cases involving violations of Republic Act 7610, as amended, (Special Protection of Children from Child Abuse, Exploitation and Discrimination Act), despite desistance of victims.
Protective Custody of the child.
Further to Department Circular No. 70 dated November 7 2006 directing Regional State Prosecutors, City and Provincial Prosecutors and their Assistance to act on cases filed against social workers pursuant to Section 28 Article XI of R.A. No. 7610 “Protective Custody of the Child”, and Sections 9 and 10 of the Rules and Regulations on the Reporting and Investigation on Child Abuse Cases “Protective Custody”, respectively, social workers taking protective custody of the child shall refer to all Social Workers whether that of the Department of Social Welfare and Development of the Local Social Welfare and Development Officers or any authorized officer under the law.
Is it possible to cut worldwide levels of interpersonal violence in half within the coming 30 years? This question was at the centre of the first Global Violence Reduction Conference 2014, jointly organised by the Violence Research Centre at the University of Cambridge and the World Health Organization. The conference lured experts out of their comfort zone, asking to reflect on big strategies to reduce violence by 50% in the next 30 years. It brought together 150 leading representatives from international organisations, academia, civil society institutions and philanthropic organisations to discuss how scientific knowledge can contribute to the advancement of this violence reduction goal. The main message of the conference was that a global violence reduction by 50% in the next 30 years is achievable if policy makers harness the power of scientific evidence on violence reduction. This report outlines important ideas presented at the conference that could help to reach this goal and groups them into six key policy recommendations:
Read more at http://www.vrc.crim.cam.ac.uk/vrcpublications