Tajik Kids Vulnerable to Abuse at Home

While studies suggest that over half of all children in Tajikistan suffer abuse or exploitation at home, other surveys show that about the same percentage of parents think physical punishment is perfectly acceptable.

Tajik Kids Vulnerable to Abuse at Home

While studies suggest that over half of all children in Tajikistan suffer abuse or exploitation at home, other surveys show that about the same percentage of parents think physical punishment is perfectly acceptable.

Saturday, 6 June, 2009
Reporter Abdulaziz Vose says that in many troubled homes, smaller children are beaten by parents and elder sibling and made to do all the housework.



“It’s principally a result of families having a low standard of living,” argued export Tojiddin Jalolov. “There is also migration, where the father or mother goes abroad to earn money. In other words, it’s either one-parent families, or those on low incomes where there are many children.”





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