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Child Abuse

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Elvin Leong

on 13 April 2014

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Transcript of Child Abuse

Saniya Tariq
Chung Chee Theng
Golub Darya
Kang Jun Hong
Lai Wong Kin
Lee Hong Seng
Leong Jit Vern
Leong Kah Soon
Lieu Shang Qin
Is a form of child abuse which an adult or older adolescent abuses a child for sex stimulation.
Emotional abuse is defined as the production of psychological and social deficits in the growth of a child

Behavior such as loud yelling, coarse and rude attitude, inattention, harsh sarcasm and denigration of the child's personality.
Child neglect is the failure of a parent or other person with responsibility for the child to provide needed food, clothing, shelter, medical care, or supervision to the degree that the child's health, safety, and well-being are threatened with harm.

Neglect is also a lack of attention from the people surrounding a child, and the non-provision of the relevant and adequate necessities for the child's survival, which would be a lacking in attention, love, and nurture
Involves physical aggression directed at a child by an adult.

Bruises, scratches, burns, broken bones, lacerations , as well as repeated "mishaps," and rough treatment could cause physical injury can be categorize as physical abuse.
Psychological Effects
Tend to develop psychiatric problems such as depression, anxiety, eating disorders and even suicide attempts

This also leads to a higher chance to be arrested as juveniles

Might have chronic diseases which are caused by their injured mental state

Could not fulfill the necessary needs of their future child as they were brought up by abusive parents.

This might then cause them to repeat their abused experiences on their future child which then starts the ball rolling and carries on for generation
Physical Effects
Most child abuse victims receive bone fractures and have a higher risk of developing cancer

Shaken baby syndrome- It is a name for a form of child abuse that results in permanent neurological damage

Another physical effect of child abuse to the child would be impaired brain development that causes some important regions of the brain to fail to fully develop. This then causes the victims to face difficulties in academic learning process and in communicating with others

The next major physical effect is that their physical health will be much worse than a normal person. This includes the increased risk of suffering from allergies, asthma, high blood pressure and etc.
Physical Abuse
Child Sexual Abuse (CSA)
Psychological Abuse
What is child abuse
Child abuse is the physical, sexual or emotional maltreatment or neglect of a child or children
Not So Fun Facts

Chapter 1
1. Approximately 5 children die everyday because of child abuse.

2. 1 out of 3 girls and 1 out of 5 boys will be sexually abused before they reach the age of 18.

3. 90 percent of child sexual abuse know the perpetrator.

4. Most children become victims of abuse and neglect at 18 months or younger.

5. In 2010, 1537 children died of abuse and neglect.
Forms of CSA includes pressuring a child to engage in sexual activity, indecent exposure of genitals to a child, displaying pornography to children and many more.
Parents with unwanted pregnancy
Parents who physically abuse their spouses is more likely to abuse their children
Parents who have expectations beyond the capabilities of their children
Substance abuse such as alcohol, cocaine and heroin.
Cultural Practice
Stop Child Abuse !
Child Trafficking
Child Labour
Child Marriage
Female Genital Mutilation
Promoting child and family well-being
Visiting home nurse or social-worker visits
Conduct a pediatricians
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