Friday, April 17, 2015

Children Report Sexual Abuse More When Taking Prevention Programs In School

"It’s estimated one in 10 girls and one in 20 boys experience some form of sexual abuse — but new research published in the Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews suggests children report more instances of abuse when they learn about it in school."


Source:  Walsh K, Zwi K, Woolfenden S, Shlonsky A. School-based education programmes for the prevention of child sexual abuse. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews. 2015.

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