Parents are encouraged to educate their young children about consent and appropriate the body parts with the correct anatomical language
Research reveals that many parents do not teach their children about consent until they begin primary school.
- It is important to teach our children the correct anatomical language
- Childrena ged 0-4 years are most vulnerable to child abuse or neglect
- September 5 - 11 is National Child Protection Week
"It is important we teach our children the correct anatomical language, this will help them when confiding to other people like their teacher about their concerns. It will help in sending a clear message." Thomas McIntyre, Act for Kids
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