Child abuse is something that has not been recognized or addressed near enough as it should be. child abuse is more than just hitting its metal, sexually, and physical abuse. no child should be abused in any kind of way, statistics show that in every 3 children one is sexually or physically abused.
Physical abuse is an injury deliberately inflicted upon a child by any person, including adults. physical abuse includes fractured or broken bones, burns severe and or frequent bruises, and major physical harm. physical abuse is usually identified by physical marks on the child's body but children can also suffer emotional damage from abuse. some physical signs of physical abuse would be, bruises, welts on face, neck, chest and back. and injuries in shapes of objects like belts, cords and any other objects on child's body. fractures on a body or broken bones that can not be explained or match what the story was on how they received the injury.
sexual abuse is another source of child abuse that might b a lot harder to detect in some situation. sexual abuse is any contact between a child and adult for the adults sexual stimulation this includes inappropriate touching, showing pornography, sex and exposure of body parts to the child. sometimes a child can be physically hurting during the act, but even if there are no marks, a child can be traumatized by sexual abuse. ways to recognize or catch sexual abuse would be a bit different than physical because the physical signs of sexual abuse are not obvious and with some children there are no signs at all. often emotional behavioral signs are more commonly seen. if there are signs. some physical signs would be pain, swelling, itching in genital area, bruises, bleeding, discharge, in genital area. And difficulty waking or sitting, frequent urination or pain, stained or bloody underclothes would be another sign to. teachers often look for refusal to take part in gym or other exercises.
Child neglect is the most common for of child maltreatment. neglect is when a parent, guardian, or other caregiver does not provide for a child's basic needs. neglect includes not providing food, shelter, supervision, health care, schooling, affection or support. This can be characterized as both physical and emotional abuse. some signs would be poor hygiene, not dressed right for weather, lack of medical care , hunger, acts as a parent to siblings arrives early or stays late at school.