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20 January 2011

What causes child abuse?

Child abuse can be caused by a number of factors. We outline parental, ecological and child factors that could make children vulnerable to abuse.

Child abuse can be caused by a number of factors. Rana Escher, Marketing Manger of Women against Child Abuse outlines parental, ecological and child factors that could make children vulnerable to abuse.

Substance abuse has become an increasing problem. The Child Protection Unit reports that drug use, combined with the parent’s history of abuse as children, is resulting in caseloads comprised of seriously dysfunctional families.

 
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