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Wednesday, 6 January 2016

(SOCIAL STUDIES) PT 2 CONTEMPORARY SOCIAL ISSUES AND FAMILY LAW



CHILD ABUSE



Child abuse can be defined as denying a child of rights and freedom. Child abuse sometimes starts within the family and therefore negatively affects the well-being of society. 




Different types of child abuse 


Physical Abuse - physical force that usually results in physical injury to the body.

Emotional Abuse - the direct hostility to a child, attacking their mental state of being, by belittling the child's qualities, capabilities or desires.

Sexual Abuse - exploitation through sexual misconduct, for example, molestation whether through violent or non-violent action



How does Child Abuse affects it's Victims?
Child abuse can affect it's victims long term by:

* Making them unable to form an healthy adulthood relationship.

* Lacking of interest in furthering their education.

* Sometimes resulting in abusive or violent tendencies.    


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