P.A.X.A. strongly supports an organization called Stop It Now, which prevents the sexual abuse of children by mobilizing adults, families and communities to take actions that protect children before they are harmed.While the organization is prevention focused, they have a section of their website dedicated to warning signs of possible sexual abuse as it relates to a child’s behavior. Most importantly, they break down signs by age group, which is helpful to parents.
P.A.X.A supports and promotes an organization called The Mama Bear Effect, which empowers adults to actively protect children from sexual abuse by raising awareness and promoting conversation and behaviors that can prevent abuse. Their website has a section called “Reading Between the Lines” that outlines symptoms of sexual abuse in children.
P.A.X.A uses RAINN (Rape, Abuse & Incest National Network), the nation’s largest anti-sexual violence organization, as a data-resource for the sexual abuse of children. The following link covers warning signs for children and warning signs that an adult may be hurting a child.