Methods for Reducing Child Abuse

1506 WordsFeb 17, 20186 Pages
Nowadays, children are suffering from many physical, psychological and mental complications which is a result of neglecting their rights to live a normal childhood without being exploited. Many children across the globe are exposed to various types of child abuse whether physically, verbally, sexually or even psychologically.AS the illiteracy rates are increasing widely many people do not understand child abuse as a problem. In general, child abuse means the child maltreatment in any form which may lead to childhood serious injuries and fatalities. The problem is rising without any strong attempts to stop it and it is passing from one generation to the other leading to the deprivation of children from happy or cheerful childhood. According to U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, 2013 . About 30% of abused and neglected children will later abuse their own children, continuing the horrible cycle of abuse. Basically, the problem is caused by the spreading of poverty, stress, family isolation and of course the lack of awareness of the problem. There are some fatal dangers and risks that result from such a major problem which can affect the whole society as for example the sexual child abuse may result in teen pregnancy and spread of sexual diseases among people. Also, physically abused children may show violent behavior with other children in the schools which may lead to serious consequences. There are many different sectors involved in the problem mainly children,
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