Failure of the child’s caretaker to provide adequate care for the child. Examples of this form of child maltreatment include:
Stewards of Children
This involves a caretaker inflicting physical injury on a child through assault. This includes:Corporal punishment that results in physical injuries, like bruises, scratches, welts, or broken bones.
This involves statements by a caretaker that can injure a child’s sense of self-esteem. Examples of emotional abuse include:
This involves exposing the child to inappropriate sexual content, behavior, or contact. This can include:
Acts that constitute child abuse are more common in the United States than most people realize: every year, there are more than 3 million reports of child abuse, involving almost 6 million children. Worse still, every day, four or five children are killed by child abuse or neglect.
“Nearly 300,000 U.S. children are at risk of being trafficked; that the National Human Trafficked Resource Center received over 200 calls from across Louisiana last year; and, that over 100 trafficking related arrest have been made in Louisiana this year? This heinous crime is a serious problem and it is taking place right here in …
Human trafficking is modern day slavery; it is the holding of people through force, fraud or coercion where the victim is not free to leave and the trafficker receives proceeds from the victim’s labor. Commercial sex exploitation and forced labor are the two most common types of human trafficking in the U.S. and over 50% …
There is no “perfect victim”: human trafficking can happen in virtually any context, to any person… however: there are vulnerabilities that increase a person’s likeliness of experiencing trafficking. reference information acquired from www.nolatrafficking.org