Child Abuse In this country the problem of child abuse is very serious. Child abuse can happen to almost any child. The abuser and the child may seem normal on the outside, behind the closed doors may be another story. With help from everyone we can put a stop to child abuse. Child abuse comes in two forms. One is verbal and the other is physical.

Often verbal abuse gets the self-esteem of the child down while physical abuse could seriously injure the child. Many times the child had done nothing wrong, but the p agents or guardians may be in a bad mood and use the child as a punching bag. Some causes of child abuse are from the uses of drugs, alcohol abuse, or the abuser was also abused when they were little. These causes starts problems such as runaways who has no place to go. They could grow up to be bums. Another problem is that when the child grows up they could become the next generations of child abusers.

Child abuse can be prevented in a number of ways such as counseling for the adults as well as the children. Another way is for the school to educate the children about child abuse. Teachers should tell the children what to do in a case of c hold abuse. The children should tell a person they trust and also speak forward when someone abuses them. In my opinion everyone should try to prevent child abuse any way they can. Child abuse should never start because it can ruin a child's life forever and seriously injure the child.

Many times the child had done nothing wrong, but the p agents or guardians may be in a bad mood and.