This survey is prepared for presentation to the UN, EU and any other institutions with an interest in child welfare.
Participants in the survey are anyone who has reported child abuse to authorities and can be a witness to authorities' procedures, attitude etc. towards the reported victim.
The survey consists of:
The GENERAL INFORMATION section of the survey supply basic information.
SECTION 1 analyses procedures of authorities and how they treated the safety of the child. SECTION 2 investigates the attitude of authorities towards a child abuse reporter.
For statistical accuracy, please submit a survey for each child who was reported as in danger of abuse.
More than one answer may be selected in the question options.
Please keep comments on questions short with pointed information. Complete the sections that is applicable to the situation of the child in question.
**In the survey the Police, Social services, General Advocates office courts or any other state governed institutions are referred to as "Authorities" or "Authority".
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17. Was forensic interview procedures used by them during these interviews with the child? 18. Did the authorities record their interviews with the child? 20. Did police and/or social services etc., who were involved in the investigation, accept the reports of the privately approached professionals? 22. After the abuse was reported, what role did Social Service play in the child's welfare? 25. If no, what reason was indicated/given by authorities for not appointing a child psychologist? 32. If yes, did the doctor, whom authorities appointed, find inconsistencies indicative of child abuse? 33. Did any doctor, who examined the child, use a colposcope (medical instrument with lighting and imaging function) or recorded camera images needed for a second opinion or further analysis?
34. Was the reported abuser allowed, by any doctor/psychologist, to be present at the examination? (For both private or authority appointed.) 35. Did any authority order a further investigation into the reported abuser? 36. Was the child represented by a children's advocate during the investigation and court procedures to ensure the safeguarding of the child's rights? 38. Did the court authorities take further steps to safeguard the child from contact with the reported suspect abuser? (Irregardless of a guilty or a not guilty finding.) 40. Indicate any negative attitudes and sayings you heard from authorities towards child abuse and their abilities to safeguard children during the process? 41. Have you made complaints with other local authorities/institutions about how these authorities treated the child in their investigative and court processes? 42. What response did you receive from these authorities/institutions on your complaint about how the child was/is treated? 43. Do you feel that enough was done by authorities to safeguard the life of this child?
44. Did the idea of child abuse in your vicinity affect you? 45. If the child abuse directly affected you, how did authorities react to your suffering? 46. What behaviour did the reported abuser exhibit towards you and the authorities. 47. What reciprocal motion was used by Authorities towards you, for reporting child abuse? 48. In what form was judicial "punishment" perpetrated on you as a result of you reporting child abuse. 49. Have you made complaints with local authorities about how these authorities treated you and your concerns in the process? 51. What response did you receive from these authorities on your complaint about how you are treated?