Physical violence more times than often result into death. Many victims are afraid to leave their abusers. About half of all victims of intimate partner violence reported the abuse to authorities. Also, the reporting of abuse by victims, differed by race
In her essay, “The Longest War,” Rebecca Solnit addresses the unrelenting and seemingly endless physical and sexual violence that affects thousands of women in the United States, and millions internationally, as nothing less than a “pandemic of violence by men against women” that is continuously disregarded for what it truly is- an assault on human and civil rights (2). Solnit presents many statistics throughout the essay, including the fact that women worldwide are “more likely to die or be maimed because of male violence”, because of the gendered violence that many refuse to acknowledge despite the plethora of data that backs the claims (5). Solnit asserts that for the ceaseless assaults to end, the violence needs to be clearly defined
“It is about ending the incredible despair that exists in many parts of this country where – as a result of unemployment and low wages, suicide, drugs and alcohol – millions of Americans are now dying, in an ahistorical way, at a younger age than their parents (Sanders).” Suicide, drugs, and alcohol are all hard hitting subjects to most, especially suicide. And the fact that he mentions young Americans are succumbing to these things evokes pathos because children are seen more innocent and untouched by society than adults. Therefore, seeing a child, adolescent, or young adult succumb to any of the previously mentioned things would be devastating for most to hear and see.
Homeless individuals are at risk every day as a result of violence because they live in hostile environment. Estimates of the extent of mental illness in the homeless population vary, but there is growing consensus among researchers that approximately 30 percent of the homeless population
Trial delays tend to hurt victims of crime because not only does it drag on longer and longer it also hurts taxpayers who have to fund the trials. Twenty eight percent of the people in the jails are actually serving their sentences, while the other seventy two percent are waiting for their trial. That is seventy two percent of the people that the victim along with other taxpayers have to feed. The family of the victim or the victims have to go through the long process that is probably exhausting for them. Trial Delay can hurt the suspect and help depending on the situation.
A disaster affects both the survivors of and the responders to the events as well as posing long-term psychological effects to both the survivors and responders. When people think of accidents and misfortune they tend to think of the person being saved, not the person doing the saving. However, responders tend to face more horrific trauma than any other profession or the average person so ensuring that they have the most advanced training to respond to situations is ideal. “The hardest calls to respond to are the ones involving children. Every time we get a call about a kid being hurt I picture my son.
Human trafficking is a pervasive problem that effects millions of people worldwide each year. In the process victims unfortunately experienced the Grooming practice. The Grooming practice is a set of manipulation techniques used by many abusers in order to keep their victims psychologically captive. Interestingly, most survivors describe being groomed at first as a pleasant experience filled with flattery, gifts, and attention in some cases, but at on point the abuser begins the isolation, demanding, and physical abuse process. That is why most people undergoing the Grooming process in the beginning stages fail to recognize the intentions of their abusers until it 's to late.
Chronic homelessness is the term given to people that experience long haul or rehashed episodes of homelessness. The incessantly destitute are regularly general society face of the issue, be that as it may, they make up just 15% of the whole destitute populace on a given day. About 48,000 or 8.5% of every single person are veterans. On a given night, about 20% of the destitute populace had genuine psychological maladjustment or conditions identified with perpetual substance
Hazing has been an issue for over two thousand years. Throughout the history Hazing has been a major problem, as for those who endure it, it’s a very horrible experience. Some think of it as an initiation or a ritual, some think of it as abuse. Hazing now days, is one of the fastest rising problems in America as well as in other countries. Hazing has caused many deaths and left others with psychological problems.
Domestic violence is the leading source of injury to women between the ages of 15 and 44 in the United States, more than car accidents, muggings, and rape combined. A woman is more likely to be assaulted, injured, raped, or killed by a male partner than by any other type of assailant. Although, in recent times men also are abused by their female partner, the majority of cases still affect women entirely. Domestic Violence is often referred to as a pattern of offensive behaviour in any relationship that is used by one partner to gain or maintain power and control over another intimate partner. Domestic violence can be physical, sexual, emotional, economic, or psychological actions or threats of actions that influence another person.
In the United States alone, an average of 20 people per minute are physically abused (National Coalition Against Domestic Violence, n.d.). This is a frightening statistic and what is even more frightening about it is the fact that it is one hundred percent preventable. Intimate Partner Violence can be defined as physical, sexual, or psychological harm caused by a current or former partner/spouse. It is important to note that Intimate Partner Violence can happen in both men and women; however, it is more prevalent in women. It is very difficult to determine the presence of Intimate Partner Violence because several of the victims choose to remain silent about their attacks.
Some people have their lives all mapped out and traumatic events are not calculated into this equation. Sudden traumatic events can cause plans to change. No one plans to lose a loved one, experience a volcano eruption, be a victim of domestic violence, witness an accident, or have cancer. Trauma is someone has witnessed or experienced a terribly frightening or a life threatening event or situation. Natural disasters, rape and sexual assault, torture, domestic violence, or mass personal violence are forms of trauma an individual can experience.
Schools are supposed to be safe places where the students learn and are protected from harm. A paddle is basically a piece of wood that is used to hit children. If an adult was hit by someone with a piece of wood, that big, then that would be called a weapon. Spanking is a euphemism for hitting. One is not permitted to hit a spouse or a stranger; such actions are called a crime.