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Outline of speech on: Child Abuse Child abuse is the physical or psychological mistreatment of a child by his or her parents (including adoptive parents), guardians

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  • Essay length: 890 words
  • Submitted: 25/10/2006
  • Marked by teacher: (?) Sam Morran
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GCSE Child Development

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Quite a thought provoking essay. It outlines some key points but there are areas where a few examples could help.

It could be extended by the writer discussing the signs to look out for when a child is being abused.

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Marked by teacher Sam Morran 01/12/2012

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Janay Perry

Fundamental Speech 1:40pm

9, Oct. 2006

Outline of speech on: Child Abuse

Child abuse is the physical or psychological mistreatment of a child by his or her parents (including adoptive parents), guardians, or other adults. While this term emphasizes on carrying out wrong acts, a related term is child neglect: not doing what is necessary, negligence. The combined problem area is often called child abuse and neglect. Below the term abuse is used in the generalized meaning which also includes neglect. Child abuse occurs in all classes of society.

"A crippled seven-year-old child, whose abuse apparently included having the words 'I cry' burned into his back with a cigarette, was wheeled into a Harris County (Texas) courtroom in a crib today.... The boy, described by one witness as 'bright, but a loner' prior to his injuries, had suffered a ruptured colon from something inserted into his anus, and the ensuing infections resulted in brain damage." -- Washington Post, May 5, 1977.

This is good information to you that already have kids, or for people that plan on having kids. If you know that you do

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Quite a thought provoking essay. It outlines some key points but there are areas where a few examples could help.

It could be extended by the writer discussing the signs to look out for when a child is being abused.

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Marked by teacher Sam Morran 01/12/2012

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