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Teaching Your Child Body Autonomy

Body autonomy is the right to decide what happens or doesn’t happen to your body. Teaching your children from a young age to develop a sense of body autonomy is a proven way to prevent child sexual abuse (CSA), and also encourages children to disclose abuse should it happen to them. ⁠The images below share a few tips on how to talk to your children about body autonomy.

Find more resources and information at sikhfamilycenter.org/csa/ including videos by parents and youth on body autonomy.⁠

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