Message from Arpan 2012 | 4

CSA affects the child negatively, causing:

  • Shame, guilt & anger.
  • Fear, shock & confusion
  • Constant illness
  • Possible exploitative relationships in the future
  • Social withdrawal
  • Inappropriate sexualised behaviour.

*These behavioural changes MAY be indicative of sexual abuse, but are NOT necessarily a result of sexual abuse, there could be other factors as well.