What is Child Sexual Abuse?

Child sexual abuse is sexual activity perpetrated on a child by an adult, an adolescent, or an older child. Sexual abuse can be categorized as non-touching and touching offenses. Remember, sexual abuse is never the child’s fault.
Nontouching:

Indecent exposure

Frank discussions about sexual acts designed to shock the child or arouse a child’s interest.

Deliberately letting a child watch or hear sexual acts or materials.
Touching:

Fondling or any kind of inappropriate touching

Rape or attempted rape

Using a child to create pornography.
Source: Sexual Abuse – A threat to our children,
Real Style Scriptography (1995)
 
 

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