The United Workers Party is calling for an end to all forms of child abuse in Dominica.
Recent statistics by the Social Welfare Division indicate, child abuse cases in Dominica continues to rise at an alarming rate, with sexual abuse reported most.
In a statement, The UWP condemns all forms of abuse against children and calls for the mechanisms to be put in place to allow for the care and protection of children and young persons.
The party shared deep concern on the matter as this issue affects children in several areas of life.
UWP Senator Francisca Joseph