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Abuse and neglect cannot be tolerated. Know when it's happening, what to do about it, and how to prevent it. 

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Recognizing the Signs of Physical and Sexual Abuse

Physical and Sexual Abuse
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Preventing Physical Harm

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What is abuse?

Physical abuse happens when someone hurts you on purpose in ways that cause injury or pain.

Sexual abuse is when someone touches you in ways or places that make you feel uncomfortable.

Who are abusers?

You can be abused by a stranger or by someone you know.

This can sometimes make it hard to tell whether you are being abused.

Last updated on Tue, 06/22/2010 - 10:14