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Signs Of, Ways To Prevent Child Sexual Abuse

April 6, 2012
By Elizabeth G. Bracey - Project Crossroads program manager , Family Service

It is estimated that one in four girls and one in six boys is sexually abused. Even though it is thought that strangers would be the main threat to children this is not so, approximately 30 to 40 percent are abused by members of their own family. Through Internet contact, one in five children is sexually solicited. So now the question: how do we as a community protect our most innocent members.

 
 

 

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