Disappearance of child in Benin

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Introduction Protecting children and realizing their rights are major challenges for African states. In addition to recurring issues like childhood marriage and excision, there is an increasing problem with child disappearances in countries like Benin.  How is the problem manifested and what are its causes?   Missing children in Benin: The psychosis and causes of […]

Harms of Ordinary Educational Violence in France

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Ordinary educational violence, or OEV, includes all abusive behaviour of adults when in a dominant position against a child. It encompasses blows, spanking, slapping, punishments, and physical and psychological humiliations. It also includes broken promises, blackmail, manipulation, absences… (OVEO, 2008). OEV has a detrimental effect on the development of the child. And, to a large […]