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Turn In More Kids!
October 31, 2005 permalink
A multi-media campaign is under way to encourage people to report suspected abuse to CAS. To avoid future broken links, we have made a local copy of the campaign pictures (pdf). In newspaper ads, the bubble in the lower right is replaced by one giving contact information for the local Children's Aid Society.
The Children's Aid Societies are getting together on a huge campaign to get people to start reporting to them when they think there is abuse or neglect. They are using very powerful posters with images of kids who have their mouths removed to say they have no voice and encourages or intimidates people into reporting anything at all because it says they have an obligation to report.
This is great for real abuse, but as we all know, this type of advertising is going to bring in many false allegations and discrimination based calls among others of classism and vindictiveness.
Please read the following description of the campaign and then lets start to discuss a similar campaign which we could create which has posters of adults with their eyes removed, claiming the public is blind the abuse of children by the system...