What is sexual abuse? Concequences What is child abuse? Myths and Facts The prevention of sexual abuse
Is every action of a sexual nature imposed by coercion or persuasion to a child by an adult or a person older than himself.
What is sexual abuse?
Children that survive abuse often, suffer physical and psychological harm in the short and long term. Affecting their ability to learn and interact socially.
Physical Abuse; Any nonaccidental action by childminders or parents can cause physical injuries or diseases in the child.
What is child abuse?
If a minor mentions that he/she has suffered any type of child abuse. Believe him/her and let the child know that it´s not there fault. Let them tell you what happened without any interrogations, because that sometimes children communicate differently, so be patient and listen.
There are some false beliefs or myths about child sexual abuse that need to be clarified .
Myths and Facts
Children are taught to respect adults authority and to be grateful. After an initial contact to avoid suspicion.
SEDUCTION phase, and sometimes using double-barreled behavior, begin to take the child, hug and "cuddling".
Begins with knowledge and information from citizens. We realize that if this problem persists in our society is due to silence.
The prevention of sexual abuse
The boys and girls that survive abuse – as it highlights the report of the World-wide State of the children 2007.
Children that have suffered child abuse,sometimes suffer physical and psychological damages to short and long term. This can affect children educationally and socially.
7 steps to protect our children RANA has adapted an innovative prevention guide for responsible adults, 7 Steps to Protecting Our Children, where you'll find information and simple tools that allow you to prevent, detect and act against a sexual abuse case a minor.
7 steps to protect our children (RANA) has adapted an innovative prevention guide for responsible adults.
7 Steps how to Protect our Children, where you'll find information and simple tools that allow you to prevent, detect and act against a sexual abuse case to a minor.
In many cases this interaction will result in one or more types of abuse, so we can not consider child sexual abuse as a phenomenon alien to the rest of typologies .