Bago pa man ang legal na solusyon, maipapayo namin na ang bata ay sumailalim sa counseling. Sa NCR, ang PGH ay may women’s desk; ang East Avenue Medical Center ay may women’s crisis center; ang Ateneo de Manila University ay may Ruben M. Tanseco, S.J. Center for Family Ministries (RMT-CEFAM).
Maaari rin ninyong icontact at pwede ring magparescue ng mga minor children ang Council for the Welfare of Children (CWC) ng DSWD sa mga sumusunod na contact details: Trunkline: (632)8 740-8864, (632)8 781-1039 Local: 1002 – 1003; Tel/Fax: (632)415-79-85; Email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Maaari rin kayong sumangguni sa mga regional offices ng DSWD sa sumusunod na link: https://www.dswd.gov.ph/directory-of-officials-field-office/ .
Meron pong batas at ito ang RA 7610 o Special Protection of Children Against Abuse, Exploitation and Discrimination Act.
Ayon sa nasabing batas, krimen ang Child Abuse. Ayon sa batas, “Child abuse” refers to the maltreatment, whether habitual or not, of the child which includes any of the following:
(1) Psychological and physical abuse, neglect, cruelty, sexual abuse and emotional maltreatment;
(2) Any act by deeds or words which debases, degrades or demeans the intrinsic worth and dignity of a child as a human being;
(3) Unreasonable deprivation of his basic needs for survival, such as food and shelter; or
(4) Failure to immediately give medical treatment to an injured child resulting in serious impairment of his growth and development or in his permanent incapacity or death.
Pinaparusahan naman ng Section 10 ang Other Acts of Neglect, Abuse, Cruelty or Exploitation and Other Conditions Prejudicial to the Child’s Development. –
(a) Any person who shall commit any other acts of child abuse, cruelty or exploitation or to be responsible for other conditions prejudicial to the child’s development including those covered by Article 59 of Presidential Decree No. 603, as amended, but not covered by the Revised Penal Code, as amended, shall suffer the penalty of prision mayor in its minimum period.
May karampatang parusang kulong and/or multa ito.
Maaari rin kayong sumangguni sa NBI Anti-violence Against Women and Children Division (VAWCD) sa mga sumusunod na contact details: Phone 8525-6028; E-mail: email@example.com.
Pwede ring sumangguni sa PNP Women and Children Protection Center sa mga sumusunod na contact details:
Trunkline: +632 723 0401
Message Center Local Number: 6961
AVAWCD Local Number: 6962
Aleng Pulis Hotline: (+63) 919 777 7377