Faith and belief-based child abuse, including practices around 'spirit possession' and 'witchcraft', is a hidden crime, which makes it difficult to quantify in terms of magnitude. Abuse can be separated into five different areas:
For more in depth information and how to spot the signs and symptoms of faith abuse then please follow this link
For information on how to report any suspicions regarding faith abuse please follow this link
If you are worried or have any concerns, please contact the Buttercups Safeguarding and Welfare Team.
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