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HealthWiki > Helping Children Who Are Blind > Chapter 12: Preventing Sexual Abuse > To make all children in the community safer


Programs in schools and community meetings can educate the entire community about sexual abuse. Acting out short plays or skits sometime makes it easier for people to discuss abuse as a group.

Plan workshops for parents to help them learn ways of communicating with very young children about sexual abuse.

Hold meetings to decide how your community can respond to cases of sexual abuse. Some communities have suggested public shaming by demonstrating in front of houses of known abusers.

a large group of men and women meeting.