A Report Of A Child Abuse

2350 Words Nov 25th, 2014 10 Pages
Abuse You Lose Children all around the world are being abused or neglected everyday, and yet our society continues to ignore these children and their problems. According to the National Child Help Foundation, “A report of a child abuse is made every ten seconds” (Child Abuse). We ignore these things because, many times we are too worried about something materialistic, or even because we are stuck believing that someone else will solve the problem. Therefore, we allow children to be mentally, physically, and emotionally scarred starting in their development stage. “In one study, 80% of 21-year-olds who reported childhood abuse met the criteria for at least one psychological disorder (Child Abuse).” If children are attacked within their developmental stage it is much harder for them to ever forget the incident and can change how they grow and develop as a person. We as a society do not pursue criminals thoroughly enough, and instead let them run free further danger our children. “In 2012, State agencies found an estimated 686,000 victims of child maltreatments, but that only tells part of the story” (Child Abuse). This statistic allows us to see how frequently child abuse or child neglect can be ignored in our society. Child abuse from either sexual, physical, neglect, or emotional can change a child for the rest of their lives. In order for the future generation of children to be saved from these abusers the laws must become stricter. A majority of the time, it is a…

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