Presentation on theme: "Leader Education for Child Safety Part Two – Children at Risk"— Presentation transcript:
Leader Education for Child Safety Part Two – Children at Risk AroundLovina,eatingbakso_id_6972932823_CC_BY_ArianZwegers_67769030@N07
All Children in Our World Are people under the age of 18 Have legal rights to protection from abuse Have legal rights to protection from exploitation
Children at Risk Are persons under the age of 18 who live in an environment where they lack food, shelter, education, healthcare, safety, or love. These children at risk are more likely to suffer from abuse and exploitation.
Children at Risk Where do children at risk live? Slums and Streets Brothels and Orphanages Leper Colonies and Refugee or Internally Displaced Persons Camps Garbage Dumps and Under resourced areas Broken families
Perceptions About Children at Risk In your culture: Are children nurtured? Are children abused?
Perceptions About Children at Risk Nurture Abuse
Perceptions About Children at Risk What does Scripture reveal? Perilous times and perilous men (2 Timothy 3:1-5) The man of God and Word of God (2 Timothy 3:6-9)
This is a Spiritual Battle Put on the whole armor of God, that you may be able to stand against the wiles of the devil. For we do not wrestle against flesh and blood, but against principalities, against powers, against the rulers of the darkness of this age, against spiritual hosts of wickedness in the heavenly places. (Ephesians 6:11-12)
Identification of Children at Risk Child abuse is: Any ACTION that endangers a child’s physical or emotional health and development
How God Views Women Made in God’s image Given dominion with man over creation Both man and woman sinned
Supporting Girl Child Advocacy Recognize lies leading to unbiblical worldviews Challenge patriarchal world system Show all children their value in Christ
Cycle of Change Change the belief Change the values Change behaviors Change worldview
Care for All Children at Risk Assess needs Immediate care and protection Refer to appropriate social service Follow up
Know the Laws in Your Country Provisions regarding Physical abuse of children Sexual abuse of children Prostitution Child pornography Human trafficking
Know the Laws in Your Country Has your country ratified these international laws? UN Convention on the Rights of the Child (CRC) Optional Protocol to the CRC on the Sale of Children, Child Prostitution and Child Pornography Protocol to Prevent, Suppress and Punish Trafficking in Persons Especially Women and Children, Supplementing the United Nations Convention against Transnational Organized Crime ILO Convention No.182 on the Worst Forms of Child Labor