Introduction
Unit 1. The Context for Children
Unit 2: Understanding child abuse
Unit 3: Understanding child safeguarding
Unit 4: Safeguarding concerns and abuse

4.1: Learning points

In this lesson, we considered how different laws and systems in different countries may, or may not, help protect and safeguard children.

Key learning points include:

  • Some countries are beginning to develop new protective systems
  • In some countries it may be more dangerous to children and other witnesses if child abuse concerns are reported to the national authorities
  • Understanding the local laws and customs is very important.

Further learning


A community-driven response to child safeguarding
Hannah Fairs-Billam, Susan Kirimania
Tehila Zambia, Tehila
Time: 42:56