What words should adults use in helping children identify touches? Is it okay to say ‘good touch’/‘bad touch’? Pooja Taparia, Founder of Arpan (PT): Nope. ‘Safe touch’ and ‘Unsafe touch’ is best to… Continue reading
Child Sexual Abuse- Healing Messages Realize that it is not the child’s fault and tell the child so. “what happened to you was not your fault”
Child Sexual Abuse- Healing Messages Believe the child. Do not blame the child for what has happened.
Some brilliant videos from Trupti who is the mind behind the organisatin We Are Children working in the area of CSA.
Last november I chose to use the Delhi Marathon as a fund raising opportunity to raise funds for RAHI Foundation, an NGO that works in the areas of Incest and Child Sexual Abuse… Continue reading
Prevention Some parenting skills to help children build high self-esteem: Give constant reassurances and praises to children, Avoiding discouraging statements, Not putting down a child’s opinion or feelings, Support children’s thought and ideas
Prevention Adults need to help children develop high self-esteem so that children can be assertive in saying ‘NO’ to abuse and not fall for grooming tactics of the abusers
Prevention We need to communicate to children that ‘It is never too let to tell about child sexual abuse’