The Harsh Reality Of Child Abuse

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No one realizes the harsh reality of child abuse; people need to understand that children will be the new generation, whether our world will be clean or dirty, a safe environment or dangerous environment, a place filled with positivity or negativity. These points matter for all of us, and if we take advantage of the children by abusing them, we won’t like the future we are facing. Other than the environment issue, think about the child you’re hitting and kicking around. Why would you abuse a poor, helpless child in the first place? Since the mid-1980s, a dramatic rise in cases of child abuse and neglect has overwhelmed the nation’s courts and Child Welfare Agencies. Each year, more than one million cases of child abuse are filed and substantiated. …show more content…
Second thing Hurley noticed about abusive parents is, “Parents that seem depressed, socially awkward, and have anxiety are most likely to neglect or abuse their child”. In the final analysis of Hurley’s research, evaluating signs that a parent abuses or neglects their child, he discovered that they describe their child as violent, naughty, ignorant, and irritating to everyone, even though no one else thinks so. Also he noticed that if a parent seems depressed, socially awkward, or paranoid they are usually abusing or neglecting their child. Abusive parents compared to a non-abusive parent show greater physiological behavior, irritation, and annoyance in response to born their kids positive and negative statements and behaviors. Different characteristics of an abusive parent helps you keep your child safe but, when the law deals with child abuse your child will be safe and the person who hurt your child will get jail …show more content…
The U.S Department states “Children always think it’s their fault that they were abused”. Hurley says that “Teaching your child to recognize child abuse could save their life and others”. Child abuse is prevented first through awareness, then early detection and intervention (Peristein). Every country has different methods of preventing and treating child abuse. Child abuse is prevented first through awareness, then early detection and next intervention Most abusers don’t realize that their kids think it’s their fault their being abused. One of the methods doctors use to prevent child abuse is they teach your child to recognize child abuse and report it the police to protect

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