What is the role of child helpline?

CHILDLINE works for the protection of rights of all children aged from 0 to 18. It is an initiative for rescuing and assisting children in distress. Their particular focus is on all children in need of care and protection, especially the more vulnerable sections, including: Victims of child sexual abuse.

How do you report a child in distress?

  1. Childline South Africa.
  2. Childline: 24-hour free helpline 0800 055 555.
  3. Department of Social Development toll free number 0800 220 250.
  4. Childline Wynberg. Tel: 021 762 8198.
  5. Childline Mitchells Plain:
  6. Childline Tygerberg:
  7. Lifeline Western Cape.
  8. South African Police Service (SAPS): Crime Stop number 08600 10111 or SAPS 10111.

What are the helpline numbers?


Disaster Management Services 108
Women Helpline 1091

How can you contact Childline?

Call us on 0800 1111. Calls are free from landlines and mobiles in the UK. And they won’t show up on your phone bill.

What is unsafe touch?

Johnson explains that when it comes to unsafe touch, it is defined as a touch to a private part of the body that hurts or makes one feel uncomfortable. Some examples are: touches to private parts or areas close to private parts and touches that make you feel negative, afraid, or uncomfortable.

What is considered abusing a child?

Child abuse is when someone, whether through action or failing to act, causes injury, death, emotional harm, or risk of serious harm to a child. If you see any of these things happening, signs of abuse in anyone you know, or are a victim of child abuse, get help right away.

What happens if I call Childline?

Childline is always there to support you. When you call our free 0800 11 11 number you’ll come through to our switchboard. You’ll then speak to someone who’ll make sure you’d like to talk to a counsellor before putting you into the queue. Once you are in the queue it’s usually only a few minutes until someone answers.

Does Childline call the police?

​​Childline wants to make sure you’re safe and sometimes we work with the police to do that. But most of the time we don’t tell anyone what you say to us. ​​We can keep it confidential even if you tell us you’re doing something illegal like stealing or taking drugs – we don’t work with the police in that way.

What is 1090 Helpline?

Uttar Pradesh police launches new telephone line 1090 for women’s safety. It is a digital outreach programme aimed at reaching people digitally and create awareness, said Additional Director General Neera Rawat of UP Police’s Women Powerline wing while launching the new service.