Is a form of child abuse that involves any sexual

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is a form of child abuse that involves any sexual interaction between an adult/older child & a minor for their own sexual stimulation Sexual abuse is the exploitation of a child for the sexual gratification of an adult Child sexual abuse is against the law Child Sexual Abuse
Children cannot “consent” to sex with older child or adult Children do not comprehend sexual things being done to them and are not capable of giving informed consent If there is a 5-year difference between kids, or substantial size difference, behavior is considered abusive Child Sexual Abuse, (Con’t)
Most child sexual abuse is done by males ranging from teens through older years 1/3 of offenders are juveniles About 5-6% of sexual abuse is done by females Most perpetrators are known to child They are relatives & trusted friends of family They are part of child’s social circle Child Sexual Abuse
Child sexual abuse includes : Fondling, sexual kissing Oral/vaginal/anal contact Inappropriate exposure of genitals Demanding sexual favors Encouraging child sexual behavior Watching sex or pornography with child Taking pictures/filming child in sexual connotations Child Sexual Abuse, (Con’t)
1 of 4 of girls and 1 of 6 boys experience sexual abuse before they turn 18 years old As many as 40% of children who are sexually abused are abused by older, or more powerful children 90,000 cases reported a year It is estimated that there are many more cases that are not reported Self-reported studies show that 20% of adult females & 5- 10% of adult males recall childhood sexual abuse incident I find it to be higher Statistics
Incest : sexual relations between family members or close relatives (parents, grandparents, siblings, cousins, uncles, etc.) It is against the law The incest taboo is one of the most widespread of all cultural taboos in the world Incest occurs in all socioeconomic levels & can happen in any family It happens in some families more than others Incest
The perpetrator is related by blood or marriage Typically involving father, grandfather, step-father, brothers, cousins, uncles, etc. It also can be considered incest with someone in the role of the parent (mom’s boyfriend) Incest is an underreported crime, so the actual number of incest survivors may be higher It’s a family “secret” Incest, (Con’t)
Over a third of American sexual assault survivors under the age of 18 are abused by a family member It’s mostly males that have sex with children While incestuous sexual activity may occur between consenting adults, this is not common Incest, (Con’t)
Pedophilia : a clinical diagnosis for a mental disorder characterized by recurrent & intense sexually arousing fantasies, sexual urges, or behaviors involving sexual activity with children (typically 13 & younger) It’s considered to be an abnormal & unnatural attraction to children Pedophiles can exploit & damage children If a person does not act on desires it may not be damaging to anyone Pedophilia
Pedophiles: Most are males Usually attracted to a particular age range or sex

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