THE LEARNING OF SEXUAL ABUSE PREVENTION CONCEPTS AND THE RELIABILITY OF THE CKAQ-RIII IN THE SOUTH AFRICAN CONTEXT
AbstractPrevention is said to be better than cure and while no one could disagree with this sentiment in theory, there seems to be some difficulty in implementing it in practice. Western society embraces the romantic vision that children should simply be “children”. A child‟s obligation, it seems, is to be happy. However, the experiences of children in developing countries subvert the modern, mythologized understandings of childhood. Childhood should be a period of innocence, but sadly some children think that the abuse they experience is a normal part of childhood.
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