Child Abuse Awareness

I've created this blog in order to bring to the forefront the sad reality of child abuse throughout the world in the 21st century. Currently I'm collecting every piece of information I can find regarding this subject, and put it here with reference to the origin. Please comment and spread it to people that may find this interesting.

Saturday, October 07, 2006

Poster links meat and child abuse

A poster linking eating meat with child abuse has been unveiled by an animal rights group in a County Durham town named as a national obesity blackspot. People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (Peta) says Easington was targeted because of an obesity rate of 22% above the national average. It claims feeding meat to children is tantamount to child abuse as it is linked with life-threatening diseases. The Meat and Livestock Commission has branded the poster irresponsible. Marking the start of a national campaign, the poster is situated in a bus shelter on Seaside Lane in the town. 'Time bomb' It shows a podgy child about to eat a hamburger, with the tagline Feeding Kids Meat Is Child Abuse. Fight the Fat. GoVeg. Anita Singh, from Peta, said: "The damage caused by a meat-based diet is like a ticking time-bomb in kids.

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