Sexual abuse or assault is any sexual contact between an adult and a child or between an older child and a younger child. Showing pornography to a child is a type of sexual abuse.
Physical signs of sexual abuse of a child are not likely to be noticed without an examination of the genital area. Certain behaviors may give a clue that sexual abuse has occurred, such as when a child:
If you think or know that a child has been sexually abused or assaulted:
Last Revised: October 14, 2011
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