Child Abuse

By: Savannah Puckett

Martina McBride - Concrete Angel

Martina McBride "Concrete Angel" (2008)

this song is about a child being abused to death and finally goes to her true home where no one could ever harm her again. the little girl is a stronger person than the mother who abuse her because she has the heart and her mother doesn't even have one.

Fact

Approximately 5 children die every day because of child abuse

Source: https://www.dosomething.org/us/facts/11-facts-about-child-abuse

"ALYSSA LIES" The Original Video in High Definition HD

Jason Michael Carroll "Alyssa Lies" (2007)

Alyssa in this song is lying about how she is getting hurt all the time. children are the strongest people they hid things when people hurt them because they have a innocence that no adults have.

Fact

1 out of 3 girls and 1 out of 5 boys will be sexually abused before they reach age 18

Source: https://www.dosomething.org/us/facts/11-facts-about-child-abuse

Boyce Avenue - Broken Angel (Official Music Video) on Apple & Spotify

Boyce Avenue "Broken Angel" (2010)

i think that no matter what situation you should never treat your child poorly or like they are a mistake even if they were. Their is plenty of alternative like adoption so a child can be raised with love and support no matter what.

Fact

90% of child sexual abuse victims know the perpetrator in some way. 68% are abused by a family member.

Source: https://www.dosomething.org/us/facts/11-facts-about-child-abuse

Ludacris - Runaway Love ft. Mary J. Blige

Ludacris Ft. Mary J. Blige "Runaway Love" (2006)

Runaway is a perfect example of children basically living day by day trying to hid and keep safe. children need a safe place to go if no one is there for them and are being hit and hurt daily.

Fact

In 2012, 82.2% of child abuse perpetrators were found to be between the ages of 18-44, of which 39.6% were recorded to be between the ages of 25-34.

Source: https://www.dosomething.org/us/facts/11-facts-about-child-abuse

Megan McCauley - I'll Pay You To Shoot Him (Lyrics In Description)

Megan McCauley "I'll Pay You To Shoot Him" (2007)

The girl and her mother are both getting abused and she just want to give him what he deserves. The girl doesn't think her or her mother should be abused so she wants something done with him it a perfect example of how most children feel.

Fact

In the United States, more than 4 children die from child abuse and neglect on a daily basis. Over 70% of these children are below the age of 3.

Source: https://www.dosomething.org/us/facts/11-facts-about-child-abuse

Kelly Clarkson - Because Of You

Kelly Clarkson "Because of You" (2004)

This song gives an example of the emotions children who have been abused feel. Children who have been abused are usually more scared and insecure because of the way their parents treat them.

Fact

Boys (48.5%) and girls (51.2%) become victims at nearly the same rate.

Source: https://www.dosomething.org/us/facts/11-facts-about-child-abuse

Carrie Underwood - Blown Away

Carrie Underwood "Blown Away" (2012)

She is tired of getting hurt and wants everything blown away. Their is only so much a person can take she wants every memory everything about her father gone so she can be happy and not feel anymore pain.

Fact

2.9 million cases of child abuse are reported every year in Untied States.

Source: https://www.dosomething.org/us/facts/11-facts-about-child-abuse

Eminem - Cleanin' Out My Closet

Eminem "Cleanin' Out My Closet" (2002)

he tells his mom that he doesn't want a part of that life anymore. He wants to make a better life for his kids and to get her out of his life is whats best for them and him. it shows that no matter if you hurt someone in the process of leaving, if they hurt you so bad you have to leave to have a better life that God wants for you.

Fact

About 80% of 21-year-olds who were abused as children met criteria for at least one psychological disorder.

Source: https://www.dosomething.org/us/facts/11-facts-about-child-abuse