Child Abuse And Its Effects On Children Essay

1354 WordsNov 8, 20166 Pages
To begin with, child abuse in general is horrible. No child should ever be treated this way. Today I would like to talk about how extreme child abuse forever marked Susan Wiley, best known as “Genie.” In addition to that I would like to talk about the different types of child abuse and how children are affected by this. Last but not least, I would also like to talk about how we can prevent and stop child abuse. I believe that children are the most innocent people in this world, and that they are the most that suffer. Child abuse seems to be ongoing problem in modern society. In today’s society abuse is known in many ways. There are many different types of abuse like for example economic abuse, sexual abuse, child abuse, verbal abuse, physical abuse, academic abuse, emotional abuse, and the list goes on and on. But what is abuse? Abuse means treatment with cruelty or violence, especially regularly or repeatedly. So if you apply “abuse” in all these subgroup the meaning changes to that specific subgroup. Today we are going to focus on child abuse. Child abuse is horrible but still happens day to day. The children who are victim of child abuse, can be physically abused by caregiver or anyone who is in charge of them. Some of the signs of physical abuse are burns and contusions. These are identified by the doctor; Contusions can be pinching, hitting, and slamming the child. Burns can be from cigarettes or an iron (Bogut,2015,p. 21). You may ask why a child has to go through
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