Preventing child sexual abuse

A systematic review of interventions and their efficacy in developing countries

Authors: Douglas Russell, Professor Daryl Higgins, Professor Alberto Posso

Abstract: Research on prevalence, risk factors, and prevention interventions for child sexual abuse has continued to focus on western and developed countries. Where country-level prevalence data or large-scale research exists, rates of child sexual abuse are consistently higher in developing and non-western countries than their western and developed counterparts.

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