The Cultural Effects Of Child Abuse

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The Cultural Effects of Child Abuse
In every nation in the world, children become victims of cruelty, abuse inflicted by their own parents and the adults entrusted with their care. For a victim, this abuse is capable of creating an unending cycle of injury, both physical and psychological. Unless the cycle is disrupted early on in a victim’s life, it can impede upon his or her likeliness to succeed and raise his or her own children. Due to the fact that it is nearly impossible for victims of child abuse to come to terms with abuse unless they are supported and trusted by not only their family but the other people around them as well; a system of support, encouragement, and prevention must be created in every level of society to prevent …show more content…

Even after an abuser has left a child’s life or a victim of abuse has grown up, they are still left with the trauma influence of abuse, these effects never fully leave. That’s why it’s important to create a safe place and help network for people suffering from abuse. Currently, many treatment options are being explored and improved upon all across America, these treatments need to be made more easily accessible and implemented not only in the United States but other countries and continents as well. Manas K. Akmatov a German Epidemiologist who has written a plethora of articles about abuse and world wide vaccinations, conducted a recent worldwide survey on child abuse. His data revealed that out of 40,157 Africans surveyed (from various African countries) approximately 83.2% reported having been psychologically abused and 43.1% reported having been subject to severe physical abuse. In contrast to this, 57.8% of people living in a transitional countries (former Soviet and Yugoslavian countries) experienced psychological abuse and 8.9% were physically abused. Nine other countries were surveyed including, but not limited to, Vietnam, Syria, and Jamaica; these countries had a median of 75.9% psychologically abused people and 30.6% physically

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