In spite of the fact that this Sunday, September 9th was celebrated as Children’s Day and that everything should be happiness, there is a sad reality that can not be hidden and that affects dozens of children all over the country.
Children between the ages of 5 and 6 are the most vulnerable to being sexually assaulted. Photo for illustrative purposes.
Currently, the Hospital Nacional de Niños (HNN) – Children’s Hospital – receives more children for sexual abuse than for physical aggression, something they consider alarming.
Cindi Mora, head of the social work department at the medical center, explained that the four most attended emergencies in 2017 were, the negligence of parents with 669 cases, (the child had an accident due to carelessness of the parents), emotional injuries