What to Do if You Suspect Your Child Has Been Sexually Abused

Perhaps you’ve noticed a few of the physical or behavioral signs of sexual abuse in your child or a child you are close to. What now? Most governments have clear laws on what you should do if you suspect child abuse. Learn your local laws so you know the steps to take and the order […]

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6 Factors that Increase the Risk of Child Sexual Abuse

While the risk of sexual abuse is relevant for all children, there are certain factors that may increase the risk of children being sexually abused. Understanding these risk factors will help keep you alert and strengthen your intuition and awareness as a parent. Here are six factors that significantly increase the risks of child sexual […]

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8 Myths About Child Sexual Abuse

When myths about child sexual abuse are accepted as truth, survivors may be more likely to stay silent. In order to break the silence and lower the risk of sexual abuse, you need to know the truth about sexual abuse. Below are eight myths that we should all work to dispel: Sexual abuse includes non-physical […]

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10 Tools to Minimize the Risk of Child Sexual Abuse

1 out of every 5 children is sexually abused before they turn 18 years old. That statistic can be very scary to think about as a parent. At times, it might seem impossible to protect your child from all of the threats that face them. But there are things you can do as a parent […]

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6 Perpetrator Grooming Behaviors Every Parent Needs to Know

Perpetrators of child sexual abuse are not those scary men who lurk around playgrounds looking for opportunities. In fact, according to the Crimes Against Children Research Center, 90% of children who are sexually abused know their perpetrator. Perpetrators of sexual abuse are anywhere and everywhere. They are charismatic everyday people who earn the trust of […]

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