Children's Authority

4,158 cases of child-abuse in 9 months

The Children’s Authority of T&T says after nine months of operations it is managing some 4,158 cases of children in need of care and protection. This is the highest number of cases to be reported in the country’s history.

In a statement yesterday the authority noted that the figure was an indication of the public heeding the call to report child abuse which has led to children being brought to its attention.