Child Sexual Assault / Abuse
To report suspected child sexual assault or child abuse, call: CHILDLINE: 1-800-932-0313
Child Sexual abuse includes any inappropriate sexual activity with a child. Inappropriate touching is the most frequent type of sexual abuse. Others include using a child for sexual films or prostitution, or exposing a child to adult sexual activity.
How to recognize child sexual abuse:
Physical signs: pain in the genital areas, bruising or bleeding in the genital area, stained or bloody underwear, trouble walking or sitting, or a sexually transmitted disease.
Behavioral signs: withdrawn or depressed, sudden weight gain or weight loss, fear of a particular person, an unusual knowledge of sex, or shying away from physical contact.