Conflict happens in every relationship, but there are healthy ways to solve problems.Sometimes people use violence instead of solving their problems peacefully.
If a child is neglected, child protection authorities could intervene and remove the child from his or her parents. In some cases, one person may want power and complete control over their partner and will use different ways (including physical violence) to get it.
For example, they try to control things such as: This type of abuse almost always gets worse over time.
Adults have a duty to care for their dependent children as well as their dependent parents.
Some forms of neglect are crimes in Canada, including failure to provide the necessities of life and child abandonment.
Family violence includes many different forms of physical and emotional abuse, as well as neglect carried out by family members or intimate partners.
It may include a single act of violence, or a number of acts that form a pattern of abuse.There are also special laws to protect children from sexual abuse and from sexual activities that exploit them.Emotional abuse happens when a person uses words or actions to control, frighten or isolate someone or take away their self-respect.For children it may be where they are most vulnerable to assault, misuse or deprivation, ironically at the very hands of those who have a duty to safeguard and nourish them.Even the elderly may have reason to fear those who should be their caretakers.Family violence is not a new phenomenon—it has probably existed since the beginning of time.