Different Forms Of Child Abuse And Neglect

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Child abuse is when a parent or caregiver , whether through action or failing to act, causes injury, death, emotional harm or risk of serious harm to a child. It has many type of forms including: maltreatment, neglect, physical abuse, sexual abuse, exploitation, not providing basic needs for life, and emotional abuse. Its killing or forever scaring thousands of kids. Child abuse happens all over America to thousands of innocent children, and is becoming a serious problem. Some say child abuse is only physical however, child abuse takes many different forms. Maltreatment is cruel or violent treatment of a person or just plain mistreatment. Neglect is leaving a child, or fail to care for a child properly. Physical abuse is the use of physical force that may result in bodily injury, physical pain, or impairment. Sexual abuse is molestation or forcing undesired sexual behavior by one person upon another. Exploitation is the action or fact of treating someone unfairly in order to benefit from their work. Emotional abuse is a person …show more content…
Be on the lookout for these signs to stop the abuse before it happens, or before the child dies. Child abuse takes many different forms other than physical abuse. Every 10 seconds a child is abused or raped. Most children die from child abuse, other will never live a normal. Many will be put in prison before the age of twenty-five. Some will abuse their children. Child abuse does not only happen to ' 'bad ' ' families, it happens to families rich, poor, white, black, Mexican, big, or small. It happens all over America. Its killing or forever scaring thousands of kids. Child abuse happens all over America to thousands of innocent children, and is becoming a serious problem. Do these children deserve it? How could you hurt a child how is so helpless, and can 't even fight back, or protect their

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