Essays Tagged: "Sexual abuse"

Child Abuse

today. Each year an estimated one to two million American children are being beaten, neglected, or sexually abused by their parents or guardians. Infants only a few days old as well as teenagers are ... are subject to child abuse. There are four types of child abuse: physical abuse, physical neglect, sexual abuse, and emotional abuse. Child abuse is a serious problem that plagues America's youth and ...

(4 pages) 376 0 4.4 Mar/1996

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology


slave by his alcoholic and abusive dad. Sadistic murderers portray their childhood as a horrifying sexual abuse, torture and a chain of mayhem. But we have to know that childhood abuse is not a direc ... e; the mother during childhood has been described as too domineering, too distant, too repressed or sexually active. Sadistic, Catholic parents adopted Joseph Kallinger, after an operation at age 6; h ...

(5 pages) 513 12 4.2 Mar/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

Love Shouldn't essay about how more education is needed to stop teen dating violence.

means approximately more than eight million teen girls will have gone through physical, verbal, or sexual abuse with their boyfriends (Murray 7). Also one out of five college girls will experience so ... and go no further, it is always true that verbal and emotional abuse is the gateway to physical and sexual violence.Dating violence is all about power and control. No matter what type of abuse a girl ...

(6 pages) 143 2 4.3 Apr/2002

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Civil Rights > Women's Studies

Sexual Abuse

The clearinghouse on child abuse and neglect information reports that "One in four girls will be sexually abused before they turn 14 and one in three will be sexually abused before they turn 18." B ... they turn 18." Boys aren't in the clear either. They also reported that "One in seven boys will be sexually abused before they turn 18." You ask "How could this be happening?" This is happening becau ...

(2 pages) 141 0 2.7 Jan/1997

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sex & Sexuality

Outline some of the forms male violence against women takes. What purpose does male violence against women serve? Critically evaluate feminist activism around violence.

Most women experience some form of sexual violence as part of their daily reality. Even if this does not take the extreme form of rape, ... reme form of rape, beatings and murder, there is the ever-present threat of assault implicit in the sexual comments and gestures in the streets and at work. The media, advertising and the wide-spread ... d the wide-spread circulation of sexist literature and pornography create a climate that encourages sexual violence and harassment by objectifying women.Violence against women can take many forms, phy ...

(8 pages) 584 1 3.6 Apr/2002

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Civil Rights > Women's Studies

Child abuse

t. There are four general categories of child maltreatment now recognized. They are physical abuse, sexual abuse, neglect and emotional maltreatment. Each category, in turn, covers a range of behavior ... d abdominal injuries are common in abuse. This is caused by hitting or grasping a child.(Wallace,43)Sexual AbuseSexual abuse is defined as the sexual exploitation or sexual activities of children. A c ...

(7 pages) 452 0 3.1 Jan/1996

Subjects: Social Science Essays

How Maya Angelou gives personal account of her life and how she dealt with abandonment and loneliness, discrimination, and rape in I Know Why The Caged Bird Sings.

one of these people who learned to defeat such adversity. Although faced with abandonment, bigotry, sexual abuse, poverty, and loneliness, her strong determination and pride help her to overcome such ... the age of eight. Maya endured the guilt and shame of believing it was her fault that she had been sexually abused and furthermore, she assumed that she was responsible for Mr. Freeman's horrible mur ...

(5 pages) 179 1 4.8 Feb/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

This essay is about the different forms of child abuse.

Child abuse is a common term for four types of child maltreatment: sexual abuse, physical abuse, emotional or psychological abuse, and neglect. Children are usually vi ... abuse, and neglect. Children are usually victims of more than one type of abuse. They could be both sexually and emotionally abused or they could also be physically abused and neglected. In some sever ... themselves from neighbors and friends, are the most likely to be abusive.Charles F. Johnson defines sexual abuse as " any activity with a child, before the age of legal consent, that is for the sexual ...

(8 pages) 447 5 4.5 Feb/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community > Children and Youngsters > Child Abuse

Celie's Transformation in The Color Purple

letters to God and her sister Nettie, Celie tells the story of her life ranging from the trauma of sexual abuse as a child to her true happiness and independence as an adult. Throughout the book, Cel ... 1). This threatening statement introduces a "long pain-stricken letters" addressed to God about the sexual abuses from her stepfather (CLC). Celie is afraid to tell anyone about her rape and is almost ...

(6 pages) 142 0 3.7 Mar/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Saddam Hussein (abused or abuser) His Rise To Power.

or abuser) His Rise To PowerHave you or anyone you know ever been a victim of mental, physical, or sexual abuse? If so I'm sure you are familiar with the psychological damage such issues create.I kno ...

(6 pages) 156 3 3.9 Apr/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers

Child abuse

wide issue that can no longer be ignored. In this paper I will be discussingemotional, physical and sexual abuse as well as neglect I will also be exploringhistorical approaches to abuse, some of the ... the child's behalf. It is proven that more deaths occur tochildren who are under three years of age.Sexual abuse is perhaps the most damaging because it renders the child "to a mute,paralyzed silence" ...

(9 pages) 308 0 3.7 Apr/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community > Children and Youngsters > Child Abuse

Chemical Castration.

ult. This figure does not include any children under twelve years of age. Crimes including types of sexual abuse and assault are some of the leading crimes in the United States. A drug called Depo-Pro ... o a male, Depo-Provera can reduce testosterone levels, and in tern will reduce violent behavior and sexual tension. The drug has also been proven to reduce levels of anxiety in ales, which also leads ...

(6 pages) 81 0 4.6 May/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

The Stolen Generation - Implications of Australian law on the children of the stolen generation.

sfield native institution where she was refused correspondencewith her parents and suffered ongoing sexual abuse. Not to mentionmalnutrition and humiliation.In 1788, aboriginal children like Bessy wer ... ir divinely-ordained "station" in a hierarchicalsociety.The children were treated poorly, suffering sexual, physical andemotional abuse.(TABLE)There was a total of 208 reported cases for boys and 294 ...

(4 pages) 172 4 3.3 Jun/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > Australian History

Moral panic.

that threat them and their moral order happen in their society. Most of these crimes deal with bad sexual abuse of children. Such panic usually occurs in towns with small populations where most peopl ... al abuse in Maplewood, NJ. Kelly was a 25 years old school teacher who was charged in 1985 with 235 sexual assaults against 20 of her students. Her actions were discovered when one of her students had ...

(2 pages) 65 0 3.0 Oct/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

Paedophilia on the internet symposium.

wareness group against paedophilia, Dr. Patrice Dunkirk, paedo psychiatrist specialling in internet sexual abuse and Miss Shavaun Pennington, paedophilia victim. And later on tonight we will be joined ... ill be joined by convicted paedophile - Geoffrey Robert Dobbs.ALYCE: To comprehend the issue of the sexual abuse of children and how it is promoted through the Internet, it is crucial to identify the ...

(19 pages) 90 0 4.8 Nov/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Communication Studies

Monsoon Wedding as a window to a culture through seeing its perspective on arranged marriage and love.

protective love through the relationship of the niece for the young girl. She hid her experience of sexual abuse from the family but came forward in order to protect the young girl from going through ...

(3 pages) 67 0 3.0 Dec/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies

Child Abuse

8 and 1997.There are four forms of child maltreatment: emotional abuse, neglect, physical abuse and sexual abuse.Emotional Abuse: Also known as: verbal abuse and mental abuse. Includes acts or the fai ... en if the parents or caretaker didn't intended to hurt the child, but the injury in not an accident.Sexual Abuse: Is an inappropriate sexual behavior with a child. Like fondling a child's genitals, ma ...

(3 pages) 120 2 3.8 Feb/2004

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Human Rights

Child abuse and my answer for it

ct on the part of a parent or caretaker which results in death, serious physical or emotional harm, sexual abuse or exploitation to any individual who has not attained the age of 18 years, or an act o ... to pick on others, but get extremely angry when someone else picks on them (Understanding Child...).Sexual abuse is the third type of child abuse, which accounts for 11.5% of all confirmed abuse cases ...

(8 pages) 127 0 4.2 Mar/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community > Children and Youngsters > Child Abuse

Nature vs. Nurture

third wife Klara, who was twenty-three years younger than her husband. Growing up Adi experienced sexual abuse from his father. On top of that, five of his six siblings died in their infancy, and b ...

(5 pages) 109 1 4.3 Apr/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy

child physical, emotional, and sexual abuse.

ction In the past ten years, there has been a growing recognition of child physical, emotional, and sexual abuse. This recognition has led to more research being conducted to find out the long-term ef ... dings of this research found that nearly 25% of females and 10% of males reported exposure to child sexual abuse by the age of 16 (Fergusson, Lysnskey, & Horwood, 1996, 1355). Administrators also ...

(13 pages) 437 1 4.6 Apr/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community > Children and Youngsters > Child Abuse