Child Sexual Abuse

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All children have certainly many experiences before they became truly mature. A child can face lot of dangerous things from the environment surrounding them which might seriously affect their whole life. As definition in the Federal Child Abuse Prevention and Treatment Act: Child abuse is any action from adult to a child that it could be harmful to the child’s body or mental (Children Welfare Information Gateway 2007). In 2005, among 3.6 million investigations by Child Protective Services agencies in the U.S, an estimated 899,000 children (24.97%) were confirmed to be victims of child abuse (Children’s Bureau 2005). In generally, there are 4 typical kinds of child abuse: neglect, physical abuse, sexual abuse and emotional maltreatment.…show more content…
It is quietly simple to understand that children have to suffer certain visible injuries on their body causing by abused actions. Sometimes, an abused child terribly bears a fractal hurt as broken bones or burns. Even though, these damages are not only retaining on physical body but also changing child’s brain cells. In 2005, as report by the Administration for Children & Families, amount 16.6% victims were practically subjected to physical abuse in the U.S (Children’s Bureau 2005). Recently researchers in Canada and United States found that neglect can create transform in genetic material RNA (Fox, M 2008). Child abuse, especially sexual abuse, has badly influenced on the child’s behaviors. Besides the physical and mental painfulness, abused child might jump into bad social activities, such as: adolescent pregnant, crime tendency, drugs addiction, etc. (Family Resource Center 2008). Based on recent studies, there were ¼ of abused children became pregnant, almost 59% arrested as teenagers and 3.8 times attacked by drug additions (Childhelp 2006). Few months ago, there was a heart-breaking story about Leatrice Brewer – lived in New Cassel, New York – who was arrested as a serial killer of 3 children but believed not her blame because Brewer was considered as drugs additions and experience of abuse during childhood (Vitello, P 2008). Child abuse also makes a lot of invisible hurts to child’s emotion. Although painfulness of physical wounds can be

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