Saturday, March 17, 2018


Children's Authority chairman reduced to tears over staggering reports of sexual, physical abuse

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THE sexual and physical abuse of T&T children is so overwhelming that it has reduced the Children’s Authority chairman to tears. And it is causing him many sleepless nights.
Delivering a sermon at St Paul’s Anglican Church in San Fernando yesterday during regular Sunday morning mass, Hannif Benjamin said, “From last year into this year, we have seen some of the most atrocious acts against our children and we have seen it from year to year to year to year.”
He said from where he sits as the chairman of the Children’s Authority, which is responsible for the care and protection of children, he has a view that makes him “tired and weary, a view that makes me cry, a view that makes me weak when I listen to the types of cases that are coming to us every day, I cannot help but shed a tear. 

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