ABUSE Tutor: Salma Hussain Student: Pratiksha Rai Tutor: Salma Hussain Student: Pratiksha Rai There are many types of abuse which can affect young people and children. Some examples are; physical abuse, this is when you are physically harmed or injured by another person, for example; biting punching, hitting and pinching. Emotional abuse, it’s when your ‘self-worth’ or ‘self-dignity’ is affected because of other person’s behaviour or action, for example; name-calling, swearing and screaming. Sexual abuse, it’s when you are sexually assaulted or harassed by another person, for example; rape and inappropriate touching. Discriminatory abuse, this is when you are discriminated by other people based on your gender, race, culture, religion, etc.
This because such children who have records of crime develop to become uncontrollable gangs in the society. In this view, the government has dedicated a lot of resources to rehabilitative projects in order to reduce these numbers. In addition, a number of intervention measures have been engaged to help the society to control criminal delinquents. However, there is still much to be done. In this article, we shall evaluate the effectiveness of the measures that have been taken to control the children and adolescents who have a high risk of future offending.
Trauma is one of the most leading causes of brain malfunction and death worldwide, and therefore making it a serious public health problem with significant social and economic cost involvement. A child that has been molested will show signs and a symptom of the negative effects of sexual abuse to the child’s thinking. Some common symptoms are poor self-esteem, depression, anxiety, animal and human cruelty, and suicide. As research shows, traumatic stress caused by sexual abuse causes remarkable alteration in brain functioning and development. This could mean that sexual molestation can result in both short-term and long-term harm including mental illness like autism and bipolar personality disorder in later life.
And by using their identity to commit these crimes can seriously damage someone’s reputation. What if the only evidence police had for a crime was your name then what, it might end up on the news saying that this person is a wanted criminal. The police could end up putting the wrong person in jail. This person would have to go through a lot of trouble trying to clear their name and get their identity back. Even if that person manages to get their life back together identity theft still takes an emotional toll on its victims.
Unit 12 – Crime and Effects on Society Assignment 2 P4 - Describe the effects crime has on communities and the individual • Teenagers – Teenagers are affected by crime in different ways, they can be involved in fights and they may be targeted by looking at a criminal in a wrong way. The main way they will be affected by crime is that they could be judged by other generations for being criminals, giving teenagers a bad name. As a result of this, they may pick up on anti-social behaviour as they don’t think it is fair, or to fit in with the other trouble makers. • Children – Children are affected by crime negatively as they are very easily into manipulating, they can be brought up to be a criminal just from living next to one. Children are
2013) Police often blame the victim of police brutality when accused of being too brutal with their use of force. With this as a common issue, police departments across the United States have decided to fight against that statistic. Many times, when a police officer is accused of police brutality, they are immediately put on suspension. Within the terms of their suspension, either an outside agency or internal affairs department does an investigation determining what may have happened. This would typically include interviewing potential witnesses, determining what happened, and putting the pieces together.
The Theories as to why Crimes Happen There are many reasons behind an individual wanting to commit a crime. It could have something to do with, what happened in their past. They may also be in some type of financial turmoil or they want to do it just so they can get a high from it. Whatever the reason may be, we need to understand why these crimes happen. Many people believe that crimes are committed because people have mental issues, however that is not the case.
Describing crime and deviance is varied across different cultures; history; social situations and place. It will look at the bodies that measure crime and look at the reasons why they are not accurate. There are several differences between crime and deviance, deviance is a violation of the social norms whereas crime is a violation of the laws of the land. Society has no power for deviance but the government can punish with crime. Much behaviour that was seen as deviant in the past has today become a criminal offence, as with crime behaviour seen as criminal is now seen as deviant.
Alcohol abuse can have very serious affect on a person’s temperament, which can lead to spousal and even child abuse. Alcohol often is the number one cause in divorce and spending time in jail. It can also affect relationships outside of the family; many people have lost life long friends