Child Sexual Abuse

RAPCAN focuses on promoting effective preventive and responsive measures in relation to the sexual abuse of children. This section includes documents relating to RAPCAN’s legislative advocacy relating to this issue, as well as materials aimed at enabling practitioners, parents/caregivers and others to understand the issue better, and to be better able to prevent and respond to the problem.

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Title Date Category
Sexual Harassment 2006 Poster
Publisher: RAPCAN
RAPCAN Submission on the Sexual Offences Bill (PDF) 2006 Submission
Description: RAPCAN Submission to the Portfolio Committee on Justice and Constitutional Development on the Sexual Offences Bill.
Author: Samantha Waterhouse
Filename: RAPCAN Submission on the Sexual Offences Bill June 2006.pdf  [File Size: 136.85 KB] (Click to download)
The Sexual Offences Act (PDF) 2007 Press release
Author: Samantha Waterhouse
Filename: Press release SO Act 14 December.pdf  [File Size: 26.18 KB] (Click to download)
The Sexual Offences Bill and Children (PDF) 2007 Press release
Author: Samantha Waterhouse
Filename: Sexual Offences Bill and children.pdf  [File Size: 45.59 KB] (Click to download)
RAPCAN Submission on the Films and Publications Amendment Bill (PDF) 2007 Submission
Author: Samantha Waterhouse
Filename: RAPCAN Submission FPB.pdf  [File Size: 130.12 KB] (Click to download)
Helping You Heal 2007 Book
Description:

Helping You Heal is a series of six workbooks designed to help children and their families heal from abuse. The books provide community counsellors, parents and caregivers with the skills and tools to help children and their families heal from abuse.

The Helping You Heal series comprises the following books:
A healing book for 4 to 7-year-olds
A healing book for 8 to 12-year-olds
A healing book for young people
A workbook for caregivers
A workbook for healers
A facilitation guide for healers

Author: Edith Kriel
Crimes against Children (PDF) 2008 Fact sheet
Author: Samantha Waterhouse, Samantha Porter
Filename: Fact Sheet Violence against Children 2008.pdf  [File Size: 142.52 KB] (Click to download)