Have you ever thought about how it feels to be ripped out of the only place that you know as home? To get no explanation of why your parents just did not want you anymore? Not a lot of people think about this. Usually, the only people that do think about this is children that are experiencing or have experienced this problem. The children’s rights website stated that, “On any given day, there are nearly 428,000 children in foster care in the United States.”() All of those children have to be reminded daily that the foster care system has a lot of problems in it.
Studies show that at 700,000 children are abused every year! The definition of child abuse, according to Childhelp.org is, "When a parent or caregiver, whether through action or failure to act, causes injury, death, emotional harm or risk of serious harm to a child." This affects children by taking away their childhood and making them grow up before their time. Child abuse is present in the book The Outsiders by S.E. Hinton when Ponyboy tells the reader about Johnny, and how his parents abuse him.
185, 201 kids are abducted every year in Minnesota alone. Everytime a child is abducted, a life is transfigured and will never be the same (Otto). This proves kids in Minnesota are suffering and we need to change that as a community because we are creating the community. Another example that proves you need to help out is that 51% of kids will get a job after they graduate. They behold our future in they way they live (CNBC).
Divorce and separation is a common thing in the society, and is widespread all over the world. This article is talking about the effect of divorce on children and how it can negatively affect their way of life and sometime create problems that will not appear now until later years in life, how divorce can have negative short-term and long-term effect on most children and also create ways on how children can be protected from these negative effects of divorce. Many research that has been done on divorce and parenting have provided us the information that we needed to know. How divorce have vital effect in the attitude of the children, the negative short-term and long-term effect of divorce on children, the risk factors and the protective factors that will determine how divorce is been experience. We know that parental control, good parenting quality, and the parent-child relationship which are the three most important ways of protecting children can have positive influence on the well-being of the children after divorce when it is provided to the children.
Imagine one day your whole world being taken and forced into a life they do not want to be in, this is what it is like having your child put into trafficking. Not only them but you lose yourself. Your child will not have anyone they know and trust to help them, they have to depend on these new people they are around to help them, most do not help. This has been such a problem that, former president Barack Obama, the United states has made the month January human trafficking awareness month. The problem of human trafficking in children exists because of homelessness and the solutions could be passing new laws and open homes that help children and their family, but the best solution is educating people on the issue and how they can stop it from
This translates to a rate of 2.25 children per 100,000 children in the general population and an average of nearly five children dying every day from abuse or neglect”. (www.childwarefare.gov) Human Rights Watch shares that “the real risks that children face are quite different: government statistics indicate that most sexual abuse of children are committed by family members or trusted authority figures, and by someone who has not previously been convicted of a sex offense.”(www.hrw.org) Consequently, when evaluating the evidence that is present it is safe to say, that despite all of the efforts that are put forth every day to protect our youth, some people still have the potential to prey on those whom cannot defend themselves. The Adam Walsh Child Protection and Safety Act of 2006 has afforded the public with ammunition to fire back at those who prey on the vulnerable. Therefore, the foundation has been laid, for the public to build upon and grow with the knowledge that we are able to obtain to keep our children safe. Furthermore, we cannot solely rely on law enforcement, and others to keep our children safe we have to be proactive within the
On the news you don 't often see many people who have committed self-harm. Self-harm is when you hurt yourself on purpose it 's one of the most common method to cut yourself, other people feel a impulse to burn there arms, or pull out their hair. Adults don 't do nothing because they don 't know enough information about these actions about 800 thousand people die in a year. The media should promote more awareness about self-harm because many teens practice self-harm, parents can know the causes and effects of self-harm, and we all can
"No! We will go inside when you can run the play right!" Pushing a young athlete too hard can cause them to be injured far easier or burned out from that certain sport they are being forced to overplay by their parents and or coaches. Mark Hyman, author of “Until it Hurts: America’s Obsession with Youth Sports and How It Harms Our Kids” wrote, “ Every year more than 3.5 million children under 15 require medical treatment for sports injuries, nearly half of which are the result of simple overuse.” I personally know and have witnessed many cases like these millions of kids all across the country, many have not just been under the age of 15 either. I have seen many over 15 being
The Coalition to Stop the Use of Child Soldiers (2008) estimates that, worldwide, over 300,000 children under the age of 18 are used in the armed forces. Current research has shown that while these children often face prolonged psychosocial effects as a result of being exposed to and participating first hand in war, many are able to successfully reintegrate into their communities and become productive citizens (Betancourt et al., 2012; Hill & Langholtz, 2003). While there is not a standard practice regarding community reintegration used across all countries, the U.S. Agency for International Development’s Displaced Children and Orphan’s Fund (USAID/DCOF) has identified critical areas of intervention that may lead to more successful reintegration
Why Vaccinations Should Be Mandatory For All Children In 2000, American health officials declared that measles had been eradicated within the United States. However, in 2015 more than 140 cases of the measles, one of the most contagious of all childhood diseases, have shown up across the country since an outbreak in California. The reason for this current outbreak is that more and more people have begun to go unvaccinated in the United States. Outbreaks of dangerous childhood diseases like the measles is one of the many reasons every child should be vaccinated. Vaccinations also protect the community, defend future generations, and are safe and effective.