1 in 4 girls will be sexually molested by the time they turn 18 years old
so will 1 in 6 boys
85% of the children in foster care have been victims of sexual abuse
In close to 90% of reported cases of abuse, the child already knew the person who abused them. In 50% of reported cases of the abuse, the abuser is a member of the child’s family.
Tips to keep your child safe:
Use appropriate words Speak with your child Explain 'secret' vs 'surprises' Avoid dangerous situations Have age-appropriate talks
Bedwetting Sexualized behavior Aggression New phobias Refusal to bathe and many more....
Take the time to learn more.... a child's welfare depends on it