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Indicators Of Child Sexual Abuse

Indicators Of Child Sexual Abuse

This information has been taken from a USA Government website, please click here to read the article in its original format. Ai??

UKUKHANYA DOES NOT DEAL WITH SEXUAL ABUSE, IF YOU SUSPECT SEXUAL ABUSE OF A CHILD CONTACT PATCH:Ai??0218526110

Educating your children is the first step in preventing sexual abuse in children, read about this here.

Sexual abuse may result in physical or behavioral manifestations. It is important that professionals and the public know what these are because they signal possible sexual abuse. However, very few manifestations (e.g., gonorrhea of the throat in a young child) are conclusive of sexual abuse. Most manifestations require careful investigation or assessment.

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SEXUAL OFFENCES AGAINST CHILDREN

SEXUAL OFFENCES AGAINST CHILDREN IN TERMS OF THE No. 32 of 2007: Criminal Law (Sexual Offences and Related Matters) Amendment Act

Ukukhanya does not deal with Sexual Abuse. Ai??Sexual Abuse of an adult is dealt with by Rape Crisis Helderberg (Tel: 0218525620)Ai??and Sexual Abuse of a Child is dealt with by PATCH (Tel:Ai??0218526110)

The below is an extract of the Sexual Offenses and Related Matters Act that defines sexual abuse under South African law. Continue reading

Ukukhanya – Signs of Trauma in Children

Signs of Trauma in Children

Are you concerned that your child is reacting to trauma in some way? Ai??Here is a list of some of the typical reactions of children exposed to stress and trauma. Ai??Ukukhanya offers free counselling and play therapy to children, and parents, to assist with overcoming trauma. Ai??You can find Ukukhanya in Michaels Arcade in Somerset West, 021 850 0061.

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