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    The Issues of Neglected Children

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    The Issues of Neglected Children “ “Child”: means a boy or a girl apparently or effectively aged less than eighteen years” (Van Stolk 146). “Rich kids, middle-class kids, poor kids - all deal with risk and neglect on a scale unimagined in previous generations” (Hewitt 11). There are problems of poverty, absentee parents, divorce, violence and drugs, plus much more that is simply out of hand. Deprivation and rejection dominate the lives of many children, among both poor and middle-class.

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    Homeless and Neglected Children in the 19th Century In his novel Huckleberry Finn, Mark Twain creates a fictional character that must confront very real problems as a result of cultural and social issues of the time.  Many of these such issues, slavery and race relations being the most prominent, are dealt with significantly by the author, but another issue not addressed in any sort of overtly significant manner is the plight of homeless, neglected, and otherwise abused children in the 19th century

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    Child Abuse and Neglect

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    Every day, about five children in the United States are murdered by a parent or caretaker. In 2014, more than 3 million reports of child abuse were made in the United States involving more than 6 million children. Child abuse kills more children in America than does accidental falls, choking on food, suffocation, or fires in the home (Newton). As if these statistics weren’t horrifying enough, they are inaccurate in relaying the actual number of children that have fallen victim to child abuse in the

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    discipline their own children. According to the Health Update, “one of four 10-16 year olds or 6.2 million children is a victim of assault or abuse every year” also “one-third of the children surveyed said that they were assaulted or abused or that someone had tried to victimize them in the previous year” (Lawton 10). Physical abuse is not effective for any child. Another statistic according to the Public Health article wrote “nearly half of abused and neglected children were six years old or

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    Criminal Activity and Charles Dickens

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    commonplace that his sympathy for suffering and neglected children, which lies at the root of his educational concern, drew much of its strength from the traumatic experience of his own childhood--the period, about his 12th year when the family was in financial straits, ... ... middle of paper ... ...lodge where some fetter were hanging up on the bare walls among the prison rules, into the interior of the jail. At that time, jails were much neglected, and the period of exaggerated reaction consequent

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    A Child Called It

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    A Child Called It As a child Dave Pelzer was brutally beaten and starved by his emotionally unstable, alcoholic mother; a mother who played tortuous, unpredictable games that left one of her sons nearly dead. She no longer considered him a son, but a slave; no longer a boy, but an 'it'. His bed was an old army cot in the basement, his clothes were torn and smelly, and when he was allowed the luxury of food it was scraps from the dogs' bowl. The outside world knew nothing of the nightmare played

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    Abuse in Government Care

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    Government Care It is unfortunate that in our society some children grow up without the opportunity of having a loving family to raise them. More unimaginable is children growing up with parents or family members that are abusive. Children raised in abusive environments that are reported to social services and removed from their home are placed into foster care. Foster care is defined supervised care for delinquent or neglected children usually in an institution or substitute home set up by the government

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    Every year millions of children are abused and neglected worldwide. Child abuse is a global concern. It has severe outcomes on the children who are victims, and often the effects are long-lasting. Child abuse is a highly under-reported crime although of those reported, neglect accounts for the majority of child abuse cases (Pala, Ünalacak, & Ünlüoğlu, 2011). Neglect in children often has more dire consequences than other types of child abuse (DePanfilis, Children’s Bureau, & Office on Child Abuse

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    2003 and about 330 per 1000 in 2007. Half of all outpatient consultations, about 48%, is malarial disease and remains a major threat to socioeconomic development. 50%-60% of all admissions disease accounted for were children under five years of age and about one-third of those children may die of the disease. 70% of pregnant women’s anemia was caused by malaria. Malarial disease in Sierra Leone is all year round. The malaria infection rate is about 65%. Parasite Plasmodium falcifarum accounts

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    tuberculosis. The children are at more risk of being infected due to life style in playgrounds, eating habits and sanitation. A research work presented in 2003 by Roger Prichard and Catherine Bourgurut,institute of parasitology, McGill University Quebec states ‘ Ascaris lumbricoides-Impair children’s growth,cognitive development,physical fitness, Trichuris Trichuria-rectal prolapse,impair children’s growth cognitive behavior and fitness, hookworms-anemia in both pregnant women and children with similar

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