Keeping our children safe part 2 – doing something about it! – by The Alternative

During the CSA awareness month campaign this year, we are looking at what can we do differently, what happens after, and how we can protect our children and those of others better.

When we ran the Child Sex Abuse Awareness campaign last year, we said

“Every other child in India gets sexually abused in some form or the other.

The first ever National study done on child sexual abuse in 2007 brought out the dark reality:

• over 53% of our children face one or more form of sexual abuse

• almost 22% face severe sexual abuse and 6% are sexually molested

• 50% of the time, it turns out to be someone the child already knows and trust (family member, close relative, friend of neighbour)

Read more here.