Sexual Exploitation

What is sexual exploitation ?

Sexual exploitation is sexual abuse of children involving sex for money, shelter, food, money etc. This is usually a hidden problem. It's also know as "child prostitution" or "youth sex trade"

Signs and Symptoms

  • go missing for long periods of time
  • skip class and/or school
  • start using drugs and/or alcohol
  • have mood swings

Preventing abuse

  • explaining what sex is to your kids and when it is okay
  • teach your kids self-respect
  • supervise their internet and television use
  • teaching children to respect family boundaries
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"Legal Information." What Is Sexual Exploitation? N.p., n.d. Web. 20 Mar. 2014