Children are sometimes neglected or not treated well. Child abuse must be taken seriously. At their age, children do not have the resources to do something about it or to talk about it. The role of children is not to protect themselves. On the opposite, this is the duty of the parents' child and of the government. It is a real problem when the people who are suppose to protect the children are hurting them and neglecting them. These situations are present in all communities but they should not be. An academic research is a very good way to know more about the situation and to be able to...[+] Read more
In his article " Child Protection Officials to Push for Custody of Lev Tahor Children" in The Gazette, Jason Magder explained the problem of child abuse and neglect in the Lev Tahor community. This Jewish and ultra-orthodox sect is composed of 250 members including 127 children. The "Quebec and Ontario's child protection services" are working to remove all of them in the next few months. However, the authorities think that the community will shortly move. Already, nine of them including six children were arrested while they were trying to buy ticket in direction of Guatemala. It was... [+] Read more
Since the beginning of the semester, I read a lot about child abuse and I wrote some posts about it. What interests me the most are the effects of this traumatizing experience in the future life of the victims and what can help them to accept and talk about what had happened. I read the article "Wave of sexual abuse allegation for Private Boy's School in Britain" and it made me realize how hard it is to reveal that you have been abused at a certain moment in your life. Also, the work of C. Henry Kempe really interests me because he spend most of his life creating knew ways to help abused... [+] Read more
Child abuse is a topic that no one really wants to talk about and the victims do not always want to come out and revealed what had happened to them. In the article "Wave of sexual abuse allegation for Private Boy's School in Britain" published in The Gazette, Stephen Castle exposes a scandal related to child abuse in a Britain school. In this article, he explains that it is only years after the actual event that one of the former student revealed what had really happened. After the death of the teacher involved in the aggressions, the anonymous student was ready to face what had... [+] Read more
"Diapason-Jeunesse", member of the ROCPLD, works to help the children's scholar perseverance. This Laval organisation thinks that children should be able to trust themselves in accomplishing what they want in life. They want to help them in their education and prevent them from school dropping. They are also recognised by the Ministry of Education for their work.
In 2014, the organisation is working on two programs. The first one consists in guiding students from 12 to 17 years old in their school education and helping them obtain... [+] Read more