The definition of child abuses and neglect is fairly broad. Individuals, ethnic groups, religious institutions, professional entities, etc. have different perspectives on it as it happens. Although there are many other types of child abuse and neglect, including physical violence, verbal abuse, emotional/psychological abuse, child labor, child abandonment, and child sexual abuse, they have all been covered in this essay. Additionally, the causes of child abuse and child neglect in our culture were discussed. The effects of seeing child abuse and neglect can have a profound impact on a person’s life. It affects a person’s physical health and well-being, intellectual and cognitive growth, as well as their emotional, psychological, and behavioral aspects of life. In this study, all of these were critically examined.
Citation: Ajisafe L, B., Ohaeri, B., Ojo I.O., and Babarimisa O. (2023) Child Abuse: A Significant Contemporary Community Problem, International Journal of Public Health, Pharmacy and Pharmacology, Vol. 8, No.1, pp.18-26
Keywords: Abuse, Child, Community, problem
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