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Child abuse is defined as the physical, emotional, or sexual mistreatment of childrenAccording to National Child Abuse Statistics. According to The National Child Abuse Statisticsareport of child abuse is made every ten seconds. It is the main cause of many psychological andemotional problems within the development of children. The early abuse of a child has beenknown to lead to many long term negative consequences. Child abuse nationwide is a problem thathas only recently began to receive the acknowledgment it deserves. The effects of child abuse, bothshort-term and long-term, are very detrimental towards the development of children, which leads toproblems in the future. There are multiple ways of committing crimes against children, and theconsequences of these crimes prevail the rest of their lives, causing multiple physical, mental,increasing violence in their adolescent age and in the worst case causing them the suicide. Here aretwo of the biggest problems infants face from birth to age 18.First , the traffic of children increase every day more no just here in the United States, butunfortunately around the world. According to The National Criminal Informant Center(NCIC)more than 800 000 children are reports disappear every year, so basically means that2000 childrenare missing every day. Throughout history, children have most of the time been underappreciated,and viewed as vulnerable and susceptible to harm. Their innocence and inexperience make themthe number one target of barbaric people who commit these types of crimes. Children whose rightsare violated undergo exposure to extreme danger that in many cases lead to fatal consequences.Their opportunity to reach full potential is denied. Traumas and mental disorders caused byterrifying and humiliating events will mark them for life. Lamentably ,studies confirmed that low-incomed families are the most likely to suffer of child trafficking .Culture and religion, also areresponsible for that large number of infants trafficking every year around the earth . An example of
that , is protagonized by Parul ,a girl that was force to married at the age of 14 , but her husbandabandoned her when she became pregnant , the aunt instead took her to Kolkata and sold her to abrothel. She was forced to become a sex worker and later arrested in a police raid. This story

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Term
Fall
Professor
Pedro Corpas
Tags
child sexual abuse, United Nations Children s Fund

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