The Los Angeles County police sent a letter to over two-hundred parents of current and former students. The letter suggested that there was a possibility that their kids might have been molested. In a matter of days, parents all over the county began accusing the Mc Martin staff of rape and other charges. The letter which included a filled-out form had words like “oral sex”, “fondling of genitals”, and “sodomy”. These terms soon turned parents into a troop of angry citizens that demanded justice and answers to their accusations.
All these people, these humans, innocent people just like everybody else, are steadily being forced into slavery, some right now. Is anybody aware that 3,827 people per day are being sold or kidnapped into slavery? Sex trafficking is one of the many forms of slavery still happening in America today. “Sex trafficking is a crime when women, men and/or children are forcefully involved in commercial sex acts. In the United States, any minor under the age of 18 engaged in commercial sex acts is automatically considered a victim of sex trafficking under the law.
This includes sexual, physical, and mental abuse. One theme in the novel, Perks of Being a Wallflower by Stephen Chbosky, is abuse. The theme describes the cycle of sexual abuse between Charlie and his aunt, Helen, and narrates Charlie's emotional effects from it. Some characters in the story have revealed they had been abused in the past, and others were abused on the spot. For
It should be clear by now this level of gun violence is a uniquely serious American issue amongst the developed countries. Furthermore, the US has an estimated 283 million guns in civilian hands even though researchers claim that America’s high level of gun ownership are a major reason the US is getting extremely worse in terms of gun violence than other developed nations. It is the extremely tragic thing to say but looking at the patterns of gun violence, most of the people claims that there will be another mass shooting in America. Yet, no law has been passed or introduced by the lawmakers to prevent this tragic violence. After every act of gun violence with regards to a mass shooting, there are calls for action and there will be a debate in the house.
One in five teens suffer from depression, and many do not even realize it, because they are to afraid to talk to someone that could help (Everett). It can be hard to determine whether someone has a mental illness, such as depression, or if they just have a unique personality. One such case is Holden Caulfield, the main character from J.D. Salinger’s novel The Catcher in the Rye. This book has been read by many across the nation, As with all popular books, Salinger’s novel has sparked much debate over a multitude of topics, not the least of which includes the mental stability of the story’s protagonist.
At a very young age, she became pregnant after being raped by one of her grandfather's friend. During her adult life, she would turn to prostitution as a means of survival. Aileen pattern when conducting a murder involved attracting her victims by offering sex in exchange for money. Her history of sexual, physical and emotional abuse directly correlates with her difficult upbringing. Sexual behavior was the only response that Aileen distinguished, so it was the behavior she continuously
Wournos was a female raised by her grandparents after her mother abandoned both her and her brother at the age of 4. She claimed to be sexually abused and beaten by her grandfather and his friends. At a very early she began to trade sexual services for cigarettes, drugs, and food.
Child abuse is a lot different today than it was in the Victorian Era, in that physical and emotional outrage is managed better now. Back in the victorian era, maltreating a youngster was an issue where kids did not have the ability to go to the counselor and talk about what was happening. One lady named Margaret had a wonderful husband, until he started demanding the woman and her youth what to do, what to wear, and made her tell her babies to straighten up, even though the innocent kids behaved wonderfully. Luckily, she received help from a hotline that dealt with delinquency, called NSPCC. "The NSPCC’s work with my children gave them the light back behind their eyes," (NSPCC, 2017).
A big problem in the system that they fail to see is abuse. Abuse can be done emotionally, sexually and physically also mistreatment and neglect, all done by these certified state caregivers. Liftingtheevil.org cites the "troubling statistics from one study, claiming that over 28% of the children in state care are abused while in the system"(2017). There are many stories of abuse, and the abuse comes from the foster parents. We expect the children to be placed in safe homes.
Human trafficking is the illegal transnational and international trade in people for the purpose of servitude. Human rights organizations and different people are calling it the modern form of slavery. People are trafficked for a number of reasons: prostitution, sexual exploitation, forced labor, slavery, organ harvesting, forced marriage, military service, and even selling babies to couples who can’t have children. In the U.S. alone, about 600,000-820,000 men, women and children are trafficked. About 70 percent of those victims are women and girls, and 50 percent are minors.