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Protecting children from sexual abuse

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Sexual abuse of children is a crime. It causes serious harm to children and their families. The effects can last a lifetime.

There are things that parents can do to help keep children safe. It is important children know when something is wrong and how to tell others about it.

More information 

To find out more have a look at the Parenting SA Parent Easy Guide (PEG)  Protecting children from sexual abuse

ParentingSA Parenting SA is a partnership of the Women's and Children's Health Network and the Department for Education, South Australia

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The information on this site should not be used as an alternative to professional care. If you have a particular problem, see a doctor, or ring the Parent Helpline on 1300 364 100 (local call cost from anywhere in South Australia).

This topic may use 'he' and 'she' in turn - please change to suit your child's sex.

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