Stop Everything and Watch This Video, Sex Education of Kids
Sex education is key to prevention, as a parent or even if you are not , its very important to let our young kids know when to raise alarm. As a society we may not be able to identify predators but speaking against them will definitely scare them. We have a role to play in shaping this society.
Some worrying stats published by infochangeindia should be really by an eye opener, we must make a promise to self on educating our kids.
According to the World Health Organisation, child sexual abuse is the involvement of a child in sexual activity that he or she does not fully comprehend, is unable to give informed consent to, or that violates the laws or social taboos of society.
It is important at this stage, to separate the broader issue of child abuse from the specific one of child sexual abuse. Child abuse may be emotional, mental, physical or sexual and encompasses a much wider gamut of actions. Child sexual abuse is that which targets sexuality and/or sexual organs, involves sexual gestures, words, pictures, actions.
- Children who have faced some amount of sexual abuse 53%
- Children who report having been sexually assaulted 6%
- Cases where the abuser was in a relationship of trust with the child 50%
Lets teach our kids to say NO