Child Sexual Abuse
What is child sexual abuse
Child sexual abuse is a form of child abuse that includes sexual activity with a minor. A child cannot consent to any form of sexual activity, period. When a perpetrator engages with a child this way, they are committing a crime that can have lasting effects on the victim for years. Child sexual abuse does not need to include physical contact between a perpetrator and a child.
Some forms of child sexual abuse include:
- Exhibitionism, or exposing oneself to a minor
- Masturbation in the presence of a minor or forcing the
minor to masturbate
- Obscene phone calls, text messages, or digital interaction
- Producing, owning, or sharing pornographic images or
movies of children
- Sex of any kind with a minor, including vaginal, oral, or
- Sexual Abuse
- Sex trafficking
- Any other sexual conduct that is harmful to a child’s
mental, emotional, or physical welfare
- Who Sexually Abuses Children?
- Behavioral Indicators in Child
- What is the Impact of Abuse on Children?
- Prevention of Child Sexual Abuse Works -I suggest a new picture here
- What to do if you Suspect a Child is Being Abused of a Child Reports Being Abused?
- Reporting Suspected Child Abuse
- What to do After Abuse is Reported and Investigated?
- Add: For more information, see the Resources Page (Link to Child Abuse
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The Coalition for Children is a not-for-profit (501c(3)) organization founded by Dr. Sherryll Kraizer in 1982. The mission of the Coalition for Children is enhancing the well-being of children, families and society by providing positive, effective, multidisciplinary and culturally diverse prevention programming in collaboration with other organizations and individuals.