Wednesday, June 20, 2012

5 Tips to Protect Your Child from Sexual Abuse

Five safety tips from RAINN focus on practical things parents can do to protect children from sexual abuse.A quick and easy-to-understand read, click here.

Thursday, June 7, 2012

How domestic violence affects children

I often hear of women staying in an abusive relationship "for the children's sake". Here is a short, simple presentation on the harmful effects suffered by children who witness domestic violence in their home.

Did you know that about two-thirds of abused children are parented by battered women?

Click here to watch.

Sunday, June 3, 2012

Online Predators Can Groom Children in Eight Minutes

" ...For worried parents, Dr Martellozzo suggests that talking about social media is the most simple practical step that could prevent their children being groomed online: “Parents must ensure their children understand that cyberspace should be treated exactly as they treat the real world. Children say and do things online that they wouldn’t usually do, including swapping photos of themselves, seeing it as innocent fun rather than something that could later embarrass or hurt them ... "

Click here to read the article in full.