Child Abuse

Abuse is the improper use of power by one person to the detriment of
another. In today’s society and world, spouses of marriages have been
receiving abuse more frequently over the years. In most cases, the victims
of the abuse are women but in other cases it can be men also. There is
still one more victim of abuse.......the children. Out of all three of
these victims of abuse, children in today’s society receive the most abuse.
is a complex issue, no single factor can adequately explain why
parents physically abuse their children. There are several significant
variables that may contribute towards a situation in which a child is at
risk of physical abuse. They include the individual ...

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their children. Australian research suggests that this
figure may be higher. F thermore, children are likely to be at greater risk
of physical abuse by mothers who are being physically abused by a spouse
than children living in families where violence is absent. Here are some of
the factors that tell why parents hit their children : 1) Substance abuse
(Alcohol and other drugs) 2) Poor self image 3) Distrust in others 4) Low
impulse control 5) Unrealistic expectations of children 6) Limited or
incorrect knowledge of child development 7) A negative view of children 8)
Fear of spoiling of children When a woman is threatened or assultated by a
man this is called spousal abuse otherwise known as domestic violence.
There is no reason that a man should ever hit a woman, simply because based
on the average structure of our bodies, men are stronger than women . When
husbands abuse their wives they tend to several things such as insulting
her, threatening to hurt her, showing off and ...

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Added: 12/14/2006 05:03:36 PM
Category: Social Issues
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