Geography 101 – CRN 21084
People often can’t forget their childhood because it the happiest time of their life. It their stress-free, innocent, energetic times. I was born and raised in Saigon. Saigon is the biggest urban city in Vietnam, which locate in south Vietnam and near South China sea. I spend most my time in the city and sometime during summer I visit my grandparent farm in Can Tho, which is a rural areas and farm areas. So I have experience both with urban and rural areas. Since Vietnam was still a third country in my childhood. There wasn’t a lot of notice able different about the urban and rural areas. The rural areas have a lot of empty space, farms and the air was also much cleaner.
Abuse or Neglect
When most people think of child maltreatment, they usually think of one general category concerning any type of harm inflicted upon a child. What most people do not realize is there is a second category known as child neglect. Child neglect happens to be the most common form of child maltreatment, and sometimes the most overlooked.
Child abuse and child neglect both share some common traits. Both categories are punishable by law, carrying heavy penalties in court. They each cause developmental issues physically, socially, and emotionally. Also, child abuse and child neglect are equally detrimental and could cause the death of a child.
Child abuse and child neglect, even with their similarities, have very different definitions and characteristics. Child abuse is any intended or actual harm done to a child by the parent or primary caregiver. A child being physically, sexually, or emotionally abused would fall under the category of child abuse. Child neglect is the parent or primary caregiver denying a child his or her basic needs. Abandoning a child or failing to provide adequate food, shelter, or clothing is child neglect. Even failing to provide educational and health services for a child would be...