What You Need To Do Urgently For Your Children If You Love Them
The rate at which children are sexually abused in Nigeria nowadays is becoming quite alarming. Newspapers and social media have been filled with several opinions on the subject matter but surprisingly nothing is done to punish the offenders that would serve as a deterrent to others.
Be this as it may, it is your sole responsibility to do everything within your reach to protect your children if you truly love them.
In this post, I write to inform you about the new dangers your children might be facing daily which you may not be aware of. It is the present menace of CHILD SEXUAL ABUSE.
New statistics about child sexual abuse is disturbing which shows that we have real problems in our hands. As parents and teachers, we cannot afford to keep quiet as child sexual abuse can be very devastating.
*Unlike before, adults sleeping with wards even as young as 5-months-old is common today.
*1 in 10 kids will be sexually abused before age 18. That is 100,000 out of 1,000,000 kids and 1 million out of 10 million children. Don’t allow your wards to be one of them.
*80% of abusers are family members or people close to the family.
*60% of children are abused by people the family trusts.
*About 35% of the victims are 11-years-old or younger.
*Nearly 40% are abused by older or larger kids.
*Modern kids are prone to sexual abuse and exploitation far more than kids of the old days.