The earlier on in childhood the abuse or neglect was, the more repetitive and severe the self harm is (109). The stereotypes that people have against self harm are not necessarily true. The reason behind why some people who experienced chronic child abuse self harm is because they want to release the feeling of emotional pain that they cannot bear because they see it as “a form of self-preservation” ironically, the people who do self harm are not pleased with their behavior and are often “ashamed and disgusted” by it
Child abuse is a serious issue these days and has caused severe effects in lives of children. It can also be because of parent’s negligence towards their children. Neglect is a form of abuse which can be because of low family financial status as because basic necessities of life are missing from child’s life. In such situation, child feels totally neglected or less loved by parents. Neglect occurs when parents show no affection and have bad relations with their kids.
Children raised in orphanages have experienced a great emotional trauma. This emotional trauma commonly takes place because an orphan’s parents have either died, rejected them at birth, or placed them in institutional care once they were old enough to remember. This trauma can change the neurochemistry in the child's brain, making them more susceptible to things such as anxiety, dissociation, depression (SC4). Children raised in orphanages also tend to lack a sense of permanency and they often to struggle when it comes to depending on their new parents. Because orphanages are run on such strict schedules and do not have ample funding, free time can be scarce and toys can be hard to come by.
Street children or what we call children that are suffering and depressed from health care and education. This phenomena increase significantly and the numbers are still growing. Street children are one of the most defenseless gatherings of urban poor. They face challenges while living in the streets, and they additionally build up their own ways to defeat such troubles. They have some normal qualities with the urban poor by and large, yet regardless.
While people usually think of child abuse has to do with sexual or physical assault, we should also understand that most of the child abuse cases involve neglects and it is a form of emotional abuse. It is easy to see a physically abused child because of his bruises or other injuries, but we should look for signs of a neglected child too because nobody reports negligence as an abuse in India. Some of the statistics of neglects in India are: - 1. One out of every two child is being neglected. 2.
All because he had nobody to love him. One real life example of how abandonment affects human beings is shown by statistics. 60,000 neglected children enter the foster care system every week. They are placed into homes that may not be able to properly care
3. Conclusion In conclusion, a child negligence is the most common form of maltreatment and is not easy to notice, until at a later stage, where the damage is already done. The costs associates with pervasive and long-lasting effects of child neglect is as undeniable as our obligation to prevent this problem. Therefore our attention and effort is the most crucial in order to overcome this child abuse and to solve this social
Many kids are orphaned due to their parents dying from HIV/AIDS and this means that they are now other peoples responsibility, the family member that adopts them may not even have enough money to support themselves this is where children are just left stranded somewhere and the guardian expects them to look after themselves. Many poor families see children as assets because they feel that children especially males are free labour for their farming etc. Therefore they reproduce which leads to overpopulation and them not being able to afford to support their family causing poverty. Illiteracy and lack of education are the main causes of
The young girls have to fulfil their responsibilities as a wife including sex which has negative effects on their reproductive health and development. To escape such practices, children run away from their communities to other towns and cities where they add up to the children on the streets. Particularly in rural communities, disabled children are seen as a punishment from the gods and a bad omen. Families ostracise disabled children by abandoning them on river banks or in the forest so that they will return to the spirit world where they belong (Sossou & Yogtiba,
DISCUSSION 5.4.1 Family background According to the findings of this study, there are various reasons why children would live their homes and decided to sleep on the street. Generally, most of the children who are sleep on street they have familial backgrounds stories of why they choose street instant home. Most street children end up in the streets with the notion that they need to make a living away from the hardships they experience at home. These hardships include physical and emotional abuse, poverty, unemployment, HIV AIDS and stepparents. The following will show how street children are victimised: 5.4.2 Abuse The findings of the study indicate that, Street children are often physically and emotionally