CSAAM 2012 Tweets | April 2

  • CSA Facts http://t.co/WtkbGZSB
  • What are the signs to watch out for of infant sexual abuse that parents should be alert to. #CSAAM
  • If the baby appears consistently anxious or frightened around a certain adult, it could be a warning sign. #CSAAM
  • A baby who has been sexually abused may have bleeding or bruises in or around the genital area. #CSAAM
  • CSA in the family – by Kiran Manral http://wp.me/p1pP52-hN
  • And most obviously, a baby who has been sexually abused may suffer recurrent urinary tract infections. #CSAAM
  • The following are a list of possible signs of CSA in children 3-7: Lack of interest in usual activities or unusually withdrawn. #CSAAM
  • CSA In the News-Man gets life for raping daughter http://wp.me/p1pP52-gh
  • Signs: * Changes in temperament or interests * Insecurity and fears * Unusual and unexplained aches & pains * Bed wetting or soiling #CSAAM
  • CSA in News – April 2 http://csaawarenessmonth.com/2012/04/02/csa-in-the-news-man-gets-life-for-raping-daughter/ #CSAAM
  • * Hesitancy to be alone with a certain person * Age inappropriate sexual knowledge, promiscuity and language #CSAAM
  • * Sexually transmitted diseases * Sore, red, bleeding, itching, burning genital areas, discharge & unusual odors * Pain on urination #CSAAM
  • * Statements that their bodies are dirty or damaged, or fear that there is something wrong with them in their genital area #CSAAM
  • * Aspects of sexual molestation in drawings, games, fantasies * Unusual aggressiveness, or suicidal behavior #CSAAM
  • An older child behaving like a younger child, such as bed-wetting or thumb sucking. Regressing to infantile behavior. #CSAAM
  • Refusing to talk about a “secret” he/she has with an adult or older child, talking about a new older friend. #CSAAM
  • * Sexual interaction with other people, animals, or toys * Preoccupation with sexual matters #CSAAM
  • * If a child talks about an adult’s undergarments or private parts. #CSAAM
  • Twitter Chat Schedule http://wp.me/p1pP52-hC
  • Our 1st Twitter chat on CSA will be on 4th Apr from 3 to 4pm by @hiyer, CSA Survivor and Gay Rights activist. Please join. #CSAAM
  • Child Sexual Abuse may seem irrelevant, but kids are everywhere. A 2007 report says 53% (more than half) all kids have suffered CSA #CSAAM
  • Learning to recognize signs of Sexual Abuse in Children helps you to be a source of safety & support to children around you. #CSAAM
  • You don’t have to have children of your own, in your family, as part of daily life to stay informed and willing to protect them #CSAAM
  • Signs of CSA in older children 8 years till teenage years: * Delinquency/conduct problems * Secretiveness #CSAAM
  • * Significant weight gain or loss * Unusual distancing from the family * Decrease in achievement * Dissociation #CSAAM
  • * Acting out * Self-destructive behavior * Use of alcohol and/or drugs * Regressive behavior #CSAAM
  • Cutting or burning herself or himself as an adolescent. Being suicidal. #CSAAM
  • Stomach illness all the time with no identifiable reason. #CSAAM
  • Message From Arpan 2012 | 2 http://wp.me/p1pP52-hz
  • Loss of appetite, or trouble eating or swallowing, “Spacing out” at odd times, Sudden mood swings, rage, fear, anger or withdrawal. #CSAAM
  • Vehement over-reaction when the child is questioned about whether he or she was touched. #CSAAM
  • To Sum It up – April 2 http://wp.me/p1pP52-hH
  • Reluctance or fear of a person or of certain places, such as showers and washrooms. #CSAAM
  • Pressurizing Children – Message from Tulir http://t.co/lGEg5zLToday’s topic for #CSAAM month is how to recognise signs of CSA in babies, children, teens.
  • RT @shantanub: Saroj Khan. Her mentor Sohal Lal, slept with her when she was 14 and got her pregnant. Twice. He was 43. #CSAAM http://see.sc/53lD8j