Child sexual abuse: How to prevent it
Preventing sexual victimization of children by teaching children about their bodies and making sure they:
n Know the difference between a "good touch" (such as a pat on the back) or a "bad touch" (such as fondling with body parts).
n Know it's not right for anyone, including family members or friends, to touch them in a place that makes them feel uncomfortable.
n Are never forced to sit on someone's lap or to hug or kiss someone, including family members or friends.
Preventing sexual victimization of children by making sure they know:
n Their full name, address and phone number.
n Never to open the door when they are home alone.
n To keep their distance from adults they do not know well.
n Never to get into a car or go on a walk with anyone without parental permission.