Year of publication / 2023

Child maltreatment is widespread, and typically involves multiple types

Prevalence Prevention

In this op-ed for Medical Journal of Australia’s Insight + Professors Ben Mathews and Daryl Higgins summarise the prevalence of each form of child maltreatment in Australia and discuss what can be done to reduce these levels. They suggest responses should involve

  • Better support for children and parents in families at risk
  • Better support for adult survivors
  • Better support for children using a multi-type lens.

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