Stop Child Sexual Abuse
There has been a lot of discussion recently around the topic of Child Sexual Abuse (CSA) in the context of the rising incidents of CSA. One thing that is clear in all discussions is that child awareness is the topmost requirement to stop CSA. There are many resources on internet which aim to generate awareness on this issue.
Lets look at some of these great resources.
KOMAL - A film on Child Sexual Abuse (CSA)
This video went viral on social networking sites. It is an animated story of a kid who encounters sexual abuse form her father's friend. The video is educative as well as engaging for kids and adults alike.
Parents talking to child on Child Sexual Abuse
When it comes to Child Sexual Abuse prevention, the best thing to do is to empower the child. Parents should open up with the child on CSA. Many parents feel uncomfortable talking straight to their kids on this topic and don't know how to start. This video comes as a great help in such cases. The ease and clarity with which the parents in the video carry on the conversation is great. A must watch for every parent.
Satyamev Jayate - Child Sexual Abuse
Satyamev Jayate, a show by Aamir Khan, takes up the issue of CSA in a very good way. There are the real stories and experiences of the victims, the thought process of the abuser as understood by counsellors and doctors and a workshop for children to show them how to handle such cases. A really informative show.
My Body Belongs To Me
An animated film which shows how an empowered child reacted to CSA. He knew what's happening is wrong and hence ran away without any second thoughts, he knew the vocablury to communicate what happened, he knew he would be believed by his parents. This empowerment is essential to stop CSA. Children need to know that they themselves are their first protectors and they should respond to abusive situations with all the confidence and strength they can muster.