Our Justice system can do something about neglect in adoption agencies. If neglect were seen and spoken of more as severe damage to children and adults, we could serve as a catalyst to the unfulfilled or nonsustaining love in America's neglected children. The adoption system is so full that it is improbable that any person receive good one-on-one communication and love from a single other human being. With love we go to college, do our schoolwork, find friends, help others; all things stem from unconditional love the social interaction. It is impossible to do things without the support of those around us.
Neglect is a serious human rights issue. It is not spoken of on it's own. In sociology, an up-and-coming respected science, neglect is seen as a serious and dangerous social issue with lasting effects; however without making society aware of neglect as an unconscious act (specifically in agencies preparing children for adoption), we harm our children in the process. The "big league" of science and law overlook sustainable information about the effects of neglect is overlooked due to defaults in the writing or how the study was prepared. This is partly due to the area these studies stemming from a sociological science. Sociology made it's mark on our culture by looking at social issues that cause humans emotional harm. But sociology is not seen as "enough" of a powerful motivator by other scientists, and a threat to citizens that chose to rather protect their rights of the state not telling us what we can and cannot do with our children. This type of attitude I believe has a ripple effect into court rooms and other areas where real change can happen. It leads society to no longer see a social or moral necessity by neglect in itself. Neglect, only when coupled with addictions, sex abuse, and/or violence receives the attention it needs. But change for neglected children needs to happen right now. For america, the neglect in adoption agencies country wide is "okay" in part because we can only "do what we can."
It is felt by many that the absence of love is just as dark, frightful and damaging. How much longer will we allow not enough determination to take us from making change? When we do not come together on issues and spread awareness, children do not understand the reason that they are so lonely, isolated, and feel as though they can not accomplish things.
Out of the number of people who are being neglected, from when they are born until their later years, these open canvas' in children can also be a help to society. The better we see ourselves as a whole raising the bar for our children is the better we can accomplish these things. That is why I am starting an outreach to understand what is going on with adoption agencies this semester.