IHD Adana: 500 children abused in 7 months

Human Rights Association (IHD) Adana Chapter Children’s Rights Commission published the Children’s Rights Violations Report for the last 7 months in Adana. The meeting held in the chapter’s offices was attended by rights defenders and Egitim Sen education union’s Adana chapter administrators.

The rights violations against children were listed as follows in the report:

  • Sexual abuse of children: 497 children, 136 of them boys, were abused
  • Domestic violence-mistreatment: 190 children, 65 of them boys
  • Death in forensic cases: 9 children, 6 of them boys
  • Death in fires: 1 child
  • Suicides: 3 children, 2 of them boys
  • Attempted suicides: 95 children, 26 of them boys
  • Drownings: 4 children
  • Detention in cases of social unrest: 27 children
  • Kidnappings: 97 children, 15 of them boys
  • Rapes: 2 children

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