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  • End To Some Abuse
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    Abuse within the family has been going on for hundreds of years. A long time ago, abuse was not looked at like such a bad thing. Women were supposed to obey their husbands without any questions asked. Today abuse is very common still although society now knows that it is wrong and not acceptable. Women and children are abused every day. Statistically, one out of four women will be abused by a partner at least once in their lives. Men who abuse their wife are more likely to abuse their children. ...
  • Cases Of Child Abuse
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    Child Abuse: No Laughing Matter Child abuse affects the lives of millions of children every year in this country. The children often suffer horrific injuries from the beatings. Some children, even tiny babies, may even die. Abuse often leads to future behavioral problems, ranging from mild to very serious. Also, an abused child is more likely to grow up to be an abuser. These are some of the reasons why child abuse is no laughing matter. In fact, it is one of the saddest and most tragic problem'...
  • Sexual Abuse
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    Sexual abuse is defined as making a wrong use of or to ill-treat by fondling or referring to one's sexual body parts. It has been statistically proven that one out of every four and one out of every seven boys will be sexually victimized by the age of eighteen. Eighty percent of the time the sexual abuser is someone known and trusted by the victim. Sexual abuse is a problem that occurs not only among young children but also affects people of all ages and genders worldwide. In Judith Cooney's Cop...
  • Effects Of Child Abuse On Victims
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    Lesson 5 project By: Terri Tipton p. 2 Child abuse, Does anyone even care about this? unless it happened in your life the ans were is no. Child abuse is like a disease, it will attack the host and alter it physical and mental. It self-replicates. 'Infection' creates a downward spiral through generations, each victim will most likely infect more and more victims. In order to fully understand the effects child abuse has on children one must know when mistreatment becomes abuse. The meaning of abus...
  • Effects Of Child Abuse
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    Child Abuse Can Kill The effects of child abuse can be long lasting or maybe even fatal. "The National Center on Child Abuse and Neglect estimates that 2.9 million children are abused or neglected by parents or caretakers each year" ("Child Abuse" Encarta). This fact is very disturbing to the many of us that don't know child abuse was this common in the U.S. There are various types of child abuse. Physical abuse, which is deliberate acts of violence that injure or may even kill a child. Sexual a...
  • Effects Of Child Abuse Child Abuse
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    Effects Of Child Abuse Child abuse has many effects on children. It doesn't have the same effects on every person. Effects of abuse can vary by age. I. Millions of children abused. A. Kinds of abuse 1. Mental 2. Emotional 3. Sexual 4. Neglect II. Every case is different A. Different ways of dealing with abuse. B. Common effects 1. Nightmares 2. Difficulty sleeping 3. Low self-esteem C. Feelings D. Children play by themselves. Children are most likely abused until they are teens A. Effected their...
  • Parents Of Abused Children
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    Child Abuse The safety and security of home are comforts we all wish for no matter what age we are. Though some of us get our wish roughly three million children don't (United States Department of Health web ). Children who are battered and bruised, beaten, and in some causes sexually assaulted are constantly looking for an escape from the torture brought upon them by none other than their own parents. These children who average in age at only four years old (Jones, Smothers F 8) endure more pai...
  • Children About Child Abuse
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    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...
  • Situation Of Abuse
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    Protection From Abuse and Neglect I have recently been elected in a new statewide project in Minnesota to create and provide leadership in a small scale voluntary association for children. The focus of the small scale association is based on the United Nations General Assembly that adopted a Convention on the rights of the Child. It is a program to provide information and knowledge on the substantive right for "Protection from abuse and neglect" designed specifically for children. The right stat...
  • Smith 5 Child Abuse
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    Smith 1 Child Abuse Smith 2 Child Abuse Child abuse consists of any act or failure to act that endangers a child's physical or emotional health and development. A person caring for a child is abusive if he or she fails to nurture the child, physically injures the child, or relates sexually to the child (Robins). Child abuse is broken down into four major categories: physical abuse, sexual abuse, emotional abuse, and neglect. Aside from the abuse itself, the cost of the tragic events costs the Un...
  • 22 6 Children Per 1000 Experienced Abuse
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    Child Abuse Child abuse and neglect is frightfully high. As a country this is unacceptable. We need to come up with better ways to fight this "disease" before we destroy our children, our future. An estimated 903,000 children across the country were victims of abuse or neglect in 2001, according to national data released by the Department of Health and Human Services. The statistics indicate that about 12.4 out of every 1,000 children were victims of abuse or neglect, a rate comparable to the pr...
  • Child Abuse
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    Its natural for children to be raised in a warm and loving home and growing up in a nice environment, but in today's society that is not what our children get to experience. On Feb. 14th, Albany police removed three unattended children from a home on Sheridan Ave... Conditions in the apartment included rats and mice running around. Feces clogged the bathtub and squalor throughout the apartment and endangered the safety of the children. The children were taken and removed quickly from the apartme...
  • Abuse Can Rewire Kids Brains This Article
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    Abuse Can Rewire Kids Brains This article discusses the detrimental effects that abuse can have on a childs neurological activity. Children who are abused physically and psychologically show vehement neuronal excitation when observing pictures of angry faces. Children who are not victims of abuse do not experience such outrageous levels of neurological arousal when shown pictures of angry faces. Research conducted at the Child Emotion Research Laboratory suggests that the brains of abused are wi...
  • First Better Our Children Our History
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    Some say that we must take a look at how child abuse has grown and become apart of society. If they just look into our society's history maybe they would know that it has always been there, and it has been worse. In early Rome, the father of children had the power to kill, abandon, or even sell his child. In Hawaii, Japan, and China, children with disabilities were killed to maintain a strong race without overpopulation. This type of behavior (or culture, some might call it) was, to say the leas...
  • Lori's Abuse
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    Men Don't Tell Domestic abuse is a very serious problem, regardless of who is the victim. Abusive wives are not as common as abusive husband, but, they can be just as harmful. In the movie Men Don't Tell, we see the true story of a man who was both physically and verbally abused by his wife. Lori, the wife, created a household filled with jealousy. She was unable to control her anger and began to abuse her husband Ed. The situation is a perfect example of the cycle of violence. Their problems st...
  • Indigenous Children After The Treaty
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    Stolen Generation The Australian governments of the mid 1900's should all be ashamed of the way they treated indigenous Australians. Aborigines are as much a part of this country as white Australians and for them to be treated the way they were is irreconcilable. Aborigines were discriminated against through removal, lies and abuse which the government should be responsible for. For over fifty years, government policies required indigenous children to be removed from their families in an attempt...
  • Sexual Abuse Offenders Of Children
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    Running Head: Sexual Abuse Sexual Abuse in Families, Nobody is Really Safe Kelly M auck Saginaw Valley State University Part I 1. Identifying Information Becky is an eighteen year old Mexican-American, Baptist female. She is a freshman at Saginaw Valley State University, studying to become a secondary history teacher. She is employed part-time at a daycare center, run by her cousin. She has never been married and resides with her immediate family in Clio, Michigan. 2. Presenting Problem The majo...
  • Children From Sexual Abuse
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    For all intensive purposes, my paper considers the use of the masculine pronoun with offenders, and the feminine pronoun with victims, though I recognize that it happens either way. Imagine Think back to third grade. Think of the classroom you sat in at school, and think of the clothes you were wearing, the teacher at the front of the room. Think of every detail you can remember. Now try and fathom that same teacher, who you have grown to trust and admire touching you or other children in inappr...
  • Longer Physical Abuse Of A Child
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    Physical abuse is one of the biggest problems in America Today. Many different people abuse children because of a lot of different reasons. There are many different types of physical abuse, which will be discussed later. The cause of abuse is different in most all cases. Education can be the most effective way to prevent abuse. If parents took a class before they had children on how to deal with pressure and frustration the number of children being abused will drop dramatically. If abuse is caug...
  • Single Parent Families And The Environment
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    Are Criminals Born or Made By Steve Lanier October 18, 2000 Being a criminal is not something you are born with, it is something you turn into gradually over time. The effects of child abuse, single parent families, and the environment in which they grew up make criminals. Children who have been abused are more likely to grow up to be criminals. Abused children grow up with a large amount of hate that they do not know how to deal with. Their hate is usually focused on the abuser, however, they a...

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