Sexual abuse is definately a large problem around the world. WOW is very concerned about it.
Worldwide Organization for Women sponsored a parallel event at the UN Commission on the Status of Women (CSW), March 21, 2017, titled, Family: The Girl Child’s First Line of Defense in Health & Education.
We live in an age of digital learning, digital stimulation, and digital societies. Wise parents carefully consider and plan how their children can use these modern resources safely before allowing their children to connect.
It has been proven that the best way to keep children safe from sexual abuse is for the parents to have ongoing teaching about safety and boundaries.
Even though there’s violence dotting the globe, the largest battle of our day isn’t physical. It’s a war of words. All these words are supposed to lead the listeners to truth.
In the United States we have a new president. Some people are elated about this and others are sorrowing. Regardless of where each of us is on this spectrum of election emotions, change is in the air. Change is difficult for all of us, but especially for children.
The first cellular phone became available to the public in 1984. By 2007 Apple had made the Apple iPhone, which has since taken the cellular phone world by storm. In 23 short years, society went from brick-sized phones to handheld computers. Today, smart phones are everywhere.
I have the privilege of being Mom to four wonderful daughters. As head of our little feminine sphere, I’ve had to initiate lots of mother/daughter chats of various sorts- biological, social, etc, and the cautionary type, especially of the opposite sex.
This is a great video resource to help parents explain how to stay safe from pornography in our digital age.