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Interesting facts on child sexual abuse.


child abuse bulletWhen sexual abuse is perpetrated by one sibling upon another, it is known as
"intersibling abuse", a form of incest. Incest is sexual intercourse between family members and close relatives. Example, father and daughter, or mother and son, or brother and sister, or uncle and niece.

child abuse bulletVictims of child sexual abuse also are at a higher risk for rape in adulthood, and the rate of risk increases according to the severity of the child sexual abuse experience(s) (Felitti & Anda, 2009; Messman-Morre, Walsh, & DiLillo, 2010).
Source: ChildWelfare.gov

child abuse bulletUnlike sexual abuse stories in the movies, sexual abusers are usually people you know: family members or friends, neighbours or baby sitters, or even people holding responsible positions in society. Sometimes they are so known in society that it is covered up because of the shame it can bring on their reputation and the reputation of the society they belong.

child abuse bulletChild sexual exploitation is a form of abuse which involves children (male and female, of different ethnic origins and of different ages) receiving something in exchange for sexual activity. In this case it is also possible that a third person or persons will receive the benefit (payment) for the sexual favor done by the child. It usually involves older children in their teens.




 

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