Essay on The Problem Of Family Violence

1914 Words Aug 27th, 2015 8 Pages
Family violence can include physical, verbal, sexual and emotional abuse.
It is a wicked problem. This means that the priorities of the government change and the definitions of the source of the problem vary between fixing the blame on inadequate and irresponsible parenting versus connecting it to the stresses of the larger social environment.

Child welfare problems are affiliated to drug abuse and unmarried parenthood when at a personal level. At the societal level; concentrated poverty, institutional racism, and ineffective social policies.
The government is still struggling when setting policies with how to measure success and whether it is more effective if we draw our focus narrowly on child safety or more broadly on social and emotional well-being.
This problem prevents the government finding any effective solution to minimising family violence. When finding an effective solution to an issue becomes extremely difficult, this can classify if it is a wicked problem.

A home is a haven of safety and shelter from danger and negativity in the outside world. A family is a there to take care and protect you from any harm. For children and other victims involved with family violence, a home may be where they are the most vulnerable to assault, misuse or deprivation at the very hands of those who have a duty to protect and nourish them. It’s ironic to think that a home is meant to shelter you from danger but not being as safe as it is widely interpreted with…

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