51,059 phone calls to 116 111 were registered by
Asociatia Telefonul Copilului between
January – June 2013
During the first 6 months of this year, 51.059 phone calls were registered by the Child Helpline, 116 111. According with the data collected by our call center, the first 6 months of this year show alarming numbers:
- 51,059 phone calls to 116111, out of which 2.569 cases needed, on one hand, the intervention of the authorized institutions and, on the other hand, counseling and permanently monitoriting of our specialists. Relating to the same period of the year 2012, the Child Helpline’s database indicates a 23,21% increase of the number of child abuse cases reported.
- 1,154 child abuse and domestic violence cases were registered and the most severe forms of abuse were: 33,80% physical abuse, 22,01 % neglect and 9.62% emotional abuse.
- The number of child sexual abuse, work exploitation, begging and child trafficking reported increased with 42,55% in the first half of this year; 134 such cases were registered...