Definition Of maltreat
treat (a person or animal) cruelly or with violence.
No parents or other adults should exploit, abuse or maltreat children.
Example Of maltreat
13% of the maltreaters were a non-biological parent, other relative, or live-in boyfriend or girlfriend of the parent
According to a 2002 government report, ‘The vast majority of children were maltreated by one parent, usually the mother.’
According to national newspapers he has claimed abuse and maltreatment by his captors and dismissed their claims as a fabrication.
After being promised the joys of French life, she is kept inside the house, relegated to menial tasks and misunderstood and maltreated by the mother.
Are you aware of the current situation and the whereabouts of the child, parent, caregiver and alleged maltreater ?