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A non profit organization to prevent child abuse

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Warning signs of sexual abuse   


  • Trouble sitting or walking.
  • Displays knowledge or interest in sexual acts inappropriate to his or her age, or even seductive behavior.
  • Makes strong efforts to avoid a specific person, without a obvious reason.
  • Doesn't want to change clothes in front of others or participate in physical activities.
  • Runs away from home.
  • An STD or pregnancy, especially under the age of 14.                                                                                               

Warning signs of physical abuse in children 

  • Frequent injuries or unexplained bruises, welts, or cuts
  • Is always watchful and "on alert," as if waiting for something bad to happen.
  • Injuries appear to have a pattern such as marks from a hand or belt.
  • Shies away from touch, flinches at sudden movements, or seems afraid to go home.
  • Wears inappropriate clothing to cover up injuries, such as long-sleeved shirts on hot days.

Warning signs of neglect in children 

  • Clothes are ill-fitting, or filthy, or inappropriate for the weather. 
  • Hygiene is consistently bad (not bathed, matted and unwashed hair, noticeable body odor.)
  • untreated illnesses and physical injuries.
  • Is frequently unsupervised or left alone or allowed to play in unsafe situations and environments.


Warning of emotional abuse in children 

  • Excessively withdrawn, fearful or anxious about doing something wrong.
  • Shows extremes in behavior ( extremely compliant or extremely passive; extremely demanding or extremely aggressive.) 
  • Doesn't seem to be attached to parent or caregiver.
  • Acts either inappropriately adult ( taking care of other children) or inappropriately infantile ( rocking, thumb- sucking, throwing tantrums. )
  • Is frequently late or missing from school


If you are concerned that a child you know may be a victim of abuse... Call your local law enforcement agency or find your state abuse hotline at

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