Physical abuse is the physical force that may result in bodily injury, physical pain, or impairment. Physical abuse may include but is not limited to such acts of violence as striking. It maybe grabbing, shaking, slapping and, or but not limited to kicking. There are many signs that someone is being physically abused some obvious and others are hard to find. The most obvious are physical signs such as bruises these appear on the skin and are common on the face and in many areas of the body. Other physical signs are burns and scalds which appear on the skin often on the head and arms, however, may be on the legs to these may be from hot water or even cigarette burns.
There may be emotional and social signs of abuse such as when someone …show more content…
This can be many situations from being for to commit sexual acts on someone to making someone look at explicit content against their will. This can happen to many different people from both genders and of all ages. This can happen in married couples and comes under spousal abuse and by law may be marital rape.
The physical sign of sexual abuse are bruising or soreness on the genitals and anus. Emotional signs are that children who have been abused may behave in sexually inappropriate ways or use sexually explicit language. Many of the other signs are similar to the ones for
Emotional abuse is the on-going maltreatment of a person or being emotionally abandoned by a person who cares or has been caring for you. This is can come in the form of humiliation in front of other people. They may accuse you of being too sensitive to justify their actions. This is all negative behaviour and can lead to self-doubt, social isolation and depression in some cases it leads to suicides or unwanted …show more content…
This can be because they don’t trust that the connections they make will be reliable so they prefer to cut ties to people or they feel that they need approval and they get attached to people easily because they feel they can get that support from other people. They may also be taking on the role of the care giver for other family members. This may be because the parent is dependent or not there and in these cases, they need support from the state.
Hate crimes (bullying & harassment) are criminal acts motivated by a particular characteristics or traits of a person or a group of people. These can be physical or non-physical acts. These can be physical assault, damage to property, bullying, harassment, verbal abuse or insults, or offensive graffiti or letters. Hate crimes are most commonly based on a person’s race, sexuality or religion.
Hate crimes make people feels worthless and less than human. This can lead to them making their own prejudices against others creating a cycle. This can make people feel vulnerable or that they may be likely to be attacked.
They may also not want to report the crimes against them because they feel that they may be attacked for telling the authorities about the crimes against