Child Sexual Abuse
It is important to understand the difference between healthy and developmentally expected sexual exploration and play in children, and behaviour that is not appropriate and can cause harm to others or increase a child’s vulnerability.
The NSPCC suggest this simple way that parents can teach their children to look after their own bodies and help keep them safe from sexual abuse.
The NSPCC has a wide range of resources that help adults keep children safe from abuse and other dangers, both online and in the physical world.
In addition to the links above, the following information may also be useful:
Share Aware: Help your child stay safe on social networks, apps and games.
Staying safe away from home: Your guide to when your child's old enough to be out on their own, and how to teach them to keep safe while they're away.
Home alone: How to decide when it's safe for your child to be home on their own, and what you can do if they're too young.