The following paper analyzes the impacts of child abduction. Also, it provides solutions that can help parents and guardians to protect their children. Impacts on the Victims Children often become victims of physical violence, which can affect their moral, physical and psychological well-being. Child abduction is one of the major crimes and acts of violence. It can have a damaging impact on victims.
States that “It is important to bear in mind that children often experience a mix of seemingly contradictory feelings, including sadness, anger, fear, guilt and confusion.” Parents should understand the child’s situation because it’s very difficult for them to accept and adjust and the parents should explain to the child the situation to avoid the child on blaming his/her self on the separation of his/her parents. Blaming themselves can lead them more to feel that life is worthless, when children can feel these emotions, especially in an early stage in the near future they tend to become more worthless. In the long run they might not be able to feel the importance of life when this happens their characteristics might be hard to handle since they were not parented well since they were young. Less opportunity is to come their way since they might as well lost love and proper communication since they become anti-social because of the separation they
A consequence of this type of ongoing neglect will lead the child to live in an inappropriate or dangerous environment ; unsuitable clothing for weather, extreme hunger, apparent lack of supervision, a child who is sluggish, suffers from fatigue and has an unexplained weight loss may be under nourished. Domestic violence or abuse; A child who lives with and witnesses domestic abuse between their main care givers may experience perceived or actual threats to themselves, along with the parent who is the direct victim. Domestic violence and triggered disruption in a childâ€™s living situation often causes sudden moves or changes in the family dynamics. Sadly in abuse cases especially sexual children are reluctant to share experiences as they have often been threatened into keeping silent or not sharing the `special secret`. Also being made to feel shame and guilt about the abuse, it was somehow their fault or a result of their actions.
Parental Absence is usually the main cause of any effect on children. Parental indifference, lack of affection, or attention or failure to respond to signals of distress such as pain, hunger or discomfort supplements the child’s self belief that it is unworthy. Children lose confidence in their mother’s
When abuse has been in the picture, it is very difficult for an adolescence to develop to their full potential and delinquency can occur. Delinquency is when crimes are committed by young persons, under the age of 18. There are many different types of abuse, each with their own characteristics and each can negatively impact an adolescent’s life. The first and usually most obvious is physical abuse. This might involve bruises, scratches, broken burns or welts.
A fine line exists between neglect and abuse. However, different levels of violence against women and children are identifiable. It is important to categorise the type and other forms of abuse when intervening with abuse victims. This could range from physical, emotional, sexual and even non-contact abuse (Visser and Moleko, 2012). Some theories include that the enforcers themselves suffered abuse as children and therefore don’t necessarily see it as unacceptable behaviour.
This is due to the creation of hopelessness and unworthiness. A child has the tendency to become confused on the cause for the domestic violence and therefore, may suspect that they are the root to the problem. Children can feel unloved and imperfect, eating away their self-esteem. Also, the youngsters can become threatened in their own home. To them, their home is now viewed as a war zone, opposed to the sanctuary of others.
(SPACE GAP). Maybe violence, bruises and all sorts of physical abuse, or possibly sexual abuse. But you might be forgetting that one thing that is just as important as the others: Emotional child abuse. Child abuse, in particular, emotional child abuse, is a highly undervalued issue in our society today that countless children suffer from. The National Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children, or NSPCC for short, defined emotional child abuse as “the ongoing emotional maltreatment of a child which can seriously damage a child’s emotional health and development.” Several examples of child abuse includes name calling, insulting, threatening violence, allowing children to witness the physical or emotional abuse of another, and allowing children to use illegal drugs.
A child should understand upon failure to meet the expectations of his parent's they will be corrected. Child abuse is often unpredictable. It can take on many forms. Some parents emotionally or psychologically abuse their child through the means of rejection, humiliation, and neglect. These kids are unsure of what the rules and consequences are.
Why then is it different when a parent slaps his or her child? To understand the reason behind identifying spanking and corporal punishment as a form of abuse, it is necessary to start with a definition of abuse. Abuse is the behavior