Child Sexual Abuse
It is important to understand the difference between healthy and developmentally expected sexual exploration and play in children, and behaviour that is not appropriate and can cause harm to others or increase a child’s vulnerability.
These leaflets from the Lucy Faithfull Foundation explain the differences and suggests ways of responding to these behaviours.
Children – to age 5 years
Children – ages 5-11 years
P.A.N.T.S: Teach your child the Underwear Rule The NSPCC suggest this simple way that parents can teach their children to look after their own bodies and help keep them safe from sexual abuse