Child Abuse Is Wrong

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My point of view for child abuse is that I think that it should be stopped for good. Not only is it the parents' fault for hitting their child, but at the same time their child has a right to tell someone.

If any child has ever been threatened by a parent to not tell anyone else about them being physically, emotionally, or sexually abused, that's just to scare them into not telling anyone else. No matter what, you should tell a teacher, a counsellor at school, or another relative that you know you can count on!! Don't let your parents hit you or take advantage of your life any longer. Stand up for yourself, and stick to it, at all times, no matter what!! If your some 9, or 10-year-old boy/girl, you can still tell someone about your parents hitting and abusing you! Tell someone and before you know it, you'll finally be free!!!

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May 11, 2008
Abuse NEEDS to be reported...
by: Darlene Barriere - Webmaster

Thank you for reinforcing the message that abuse needs to be disclosed if there is any hope of stopping it from happening again and again to a child.

Darlene Barriere
Violence & Abuse Prevention Educator
Author: On My Own Terms, A Memoir

May 12, 2008
I agree
by: Hayley

Spot on there,whoever you are. It is a horrible thing to endure. Abusers put the frighteners on their victims because they know that what they are doing is totally wrong and they are scared of the consquences when they get found out. the sick stereotype that people who have been abused will become abusers is rather shallow. The survivors may not know how to love someone in the right manner, but it doesn't mean that they will abuse someone. It could almost be used as an excuse by perpetraotors of abuse should they get to court. "I got abused that's why I have abused"

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May 02, 2010
My Story
by: Briana

child abuse is very wrong! i have seen many cases of it. what have the kids done to you? i have talked to many abused children. i hear the same things over and over. i'm scared. even words from these innocent children.. i wish i were never born! why should they have to say that? i'm glad i was born. they should have that right too! please..dont abuse. you are hurting, not helping. children have a right for life..and you do too. just dont abuse! they have done nothing to you, so why should you hurt them??

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