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Who Is Responsible for Keeping Kids Safe From Sexual Abuse?

By: Jayneen Sanders Some advocates believe it is solely an adult’s responsibility to protect children from sexual abuse. While I totally agree that adults must: Educate the child in their care in Body Safety Education Become educated themselves in: grooming techniques used by perpetrators, statistics on child sexual abuse, the signs that a child is being sexually abused, what to do if a child disclose Believe a child when they disclose Educate the wider community in the importance of protecting children from sexual abuse Let friends, family and those …

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The need for child sexual abuse legislation

On April 30, D2L held its very first Reddit AMA on child sexual abuse prevention in honor of Child Abuse Awareness Month. We received many great questions that will be featured in our May blog series. QUESTION Do you think the government should mandate preventative education for K-8? OUR ANSWER Over the past few years, we’ve seen much more governmental involvement and interest in child sexual abuse legislation. This is certainly one avenue to prevention and early intervention, and lately there has been some success …

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