The primary caretakers of the young killers, whether they are the parents, grandparents, or legal guardians, are essentially "bad" at their jobs. They leave the children unprotected from the world. The caretakers either change jobs or locations often, leaving the children with a sense of insecurity and having no real home. They are expected to act as adults when they are as young as five years old. The discipline and punishment they receive is hostile, abusive, and very inconsistent, which creates a distorted set of morals within the children (Genesis) .The young murderers are sexually abused either by a family member or family friend in nearly every case known.
- Fondling - Intercourse of any kind with minor, including vaginal, anal, or oral. - Masturbating in front of the minor or forcing them to do so. - Obscene phone calls, messages or digital interactions. - Producing or sharing any pornographic images or movies. - Sex trafficking - Any other sexual activity which may affect child's psychological, emotional, or physical well being It is the fact that millions of minors worldwide are being sexually abused either within the house or anywhere outside.
All of these violent acts are contributed to many factors that will lead to many negative consequences on the society and the persons too. Types of domestic violence: Domestic violence is a global crime that is being performed in many sorts of abuses. Domestic violence is usually known by being physically attacked from the partner and being beaten up so hardly. This physical violence also involves slapping, kicking, punching, or
Once the trafficker has separated the individual from their family and the life they knew, they kidnap them and force them into sex labor (Cofsky). This is in direct violation of article four because these people are held in servitude against their will. Most of the people who are subjected to sex trafficking in Costa Rica and teenagers or people in their young twenties. The victims in Costa Rica can also be broken down to mostly women and young children as old as five and six years old. The situation is beyond humane because not only are people stolen or tricked into the trade, but children are sold by their parents to traffickers to pay off debts they
Some children are constantly worrying while others are angry or sad. Little children with divorced parents tend to throw more tantrums than those children of married parents. Children cry more often and are not as happy when their parents are divorced. This can lead to mental instability when the child becomes older, lower self-esteem which turns into bad behaviors. For instance, to run from the situation, the child will try hard to find the solution to make their feeling comfort.
Here is an illustration of a little boy’s mother who had shared her story with me couple of years ago. She was so horrified of her son’s attitude who was influenced by the TV’s violence. I assume many other mothers are suffering similar cases all over the world. In this manner, Craig A. Anderson in The Influence of Media Violence on Youth (2003), mentioned that the intense violent media occupied an excessive amount of time of many children and youth. He emphasised the latest research has shown that the mass violent media in adolescence creates aggressive behaviour in their future life such as physical attacks or spouse offense.
Since most of the time they are forced to become a part of such act so, the immediate effect on them is that they suffer from physical injury mostly on the private parts. Also they have to go through physical pain like pain in sexual organs, stomach ache, headache. There are chances of passing on Sexually transmitted diseases. They are also mentally traumatized. It is seen most commonly that children also suffer from anxiety, depression and post-traumatic stress disorder (PSTD).
1.1 Back Ground information All children have the right to live and thrive in a safe and caring family environment, free from all forms of violence. However, millions of children throughout the world face abuse, neglect, exploitation and violence every day of their lives, and in different settings such as their homes, schools, communities, work environments, etc. Perpetrators include parents, family members, teachers, caretakers, law enforcement authorities and other children. Some children are particularly vulnerable to violence because of gender, race, ethnic origin, disability or social status (1). It is estimated that 150 million girls and 73 million boys worldwide are raped or subjected to other forms of sexual violence each year(2), 100-140 million girls and women have undergone some form of female genital mutilation (3).
The prevalence of child abuse is outlandish. So many children around the world are physically, sexually, emotionally, and mentally abused while in care for their parents. In detail, research shows “Nearly 700,000 children are abused in the U.S annually” (The National Children Alliance). Furthermore, “in 2008 there were roughly 22.9% fatalities” (Barnett, Perrin & Perrin, 2011, pg.147). For this reason, more attention must be brought to the public regarding this matter.