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Is Your Child Being Groomed For Sexual Abuse?

Parents of abused kids usually cannot tell that the child was a victim, as children are less able to express sexual abuse if they go through it. Maybe as a result of parents being too busy to engage with their kids. It could also be because the kids don’t know the words to use to express molestation. Many times, they keep shut because they fear the consequences that accompany speaking up.   While one or two of the following behaviours can be explained away, if your child exhibits the majority of these behaviours, it’s safe to assume that something is wrong. Seek help from the appropriate authorities or a trusted professional. 1. They quit a beloved leisure activity or sport […]

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6 Easy Ways to Identify a Child Molester

Because they believe they would be able to spot a child molester just by their looks, Parents of abused kids often say things like “he didn’t look like a molester”, “he was so nice” etc. In most instances, the molesting happens right before our eyes, and we don’t notice it. One convicted child molester brags of how he perched a little girl on his shoulder, one hand under her skirt, in her v*gina and the other on her thighs. This abuse happened right in front of her parents! Do you think you would know if a predator was deceptively grooming your child? To fully understand the mind of an online predator, it is helpful to think of them as serial […]

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Is Your Teen Being Groomed For Sexual Abuse?

Real life victims who come forward to share their experiences always say the same thing. They felt trapped so they couldn’t initiate a conversation with parents or the authorities about it. They just wanted someone to notice that they weren’t okay. A particular victim in the UK (whose identity shall remain hidden) was forced into Teen prostitution! She just wanted someone to say to her “I know you’re not okay, tell me what is wrong! Tell me what is happening”. She said if she had been able to tell someone about it, the prostitution might not have lasted that long or even started in the first place.   Well, you can be there to help, here are some signs that […]

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How Paedophiles Online Can Turn Your Teens To Victims

The ways paedophiles groom teens online is one that baffles many experts. Research shows that only 5% of predators lie to teens about their age. 95% of paedophiles are upfront with the teens about their intentions.   According to research, predators list low self-esteem and spending extended periods of time online as major risk factors that makes teens vulnerable to their advances. The type of images on their profile page and the kind of posts they make are other major ways victims are chosen.   Some other ways teens become vulnerable are through; posting sensitive personal information publicly; Accepting friend or follow requests from people they don’t know in real life; Interacting with strangers online;  Looking at pornography; or Talking […]

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How to Protect Your Child From Being A Victim of Sexual Predators

There are many methods by which predators exploit children, all of which are very effective but subtle and easy to overlook. They make the child trust them, and then they begin to take advantage.   Thankfully there are a few ways by which you can ensure that your kids stay safe on and offline.   1. Teach Kids the Dangers of the Online world   Talk to your children about the dangers online. Help them understand how essential it is for them not to talk to strangers, especially online Because the people they are talking to may not be who they claim to be. Teach your teen that If the person they’re interacting with has many of the same interests […]

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How to Protect Your Teen From Becoming A Victim of Predators

Human Beings have been fabricating information since the beginning of time, the inception of the internet has just made this more prevalent and much easier to get away with. It is not new to us that people can now conveniently form fake profiles filled with false information and use that to cause another person harm. Hence, we must diligently guard our online lives and those of our teens.   Whether you’re a parent or an educator, addressing the following will help you protect your teens.   1. Online Profiles Have your teens re-evaluate their online profiles and remove sensitive or personal information. Information such as ‘the street where you live’, ‘Where they work or go to school’, or ‘the day […]

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How to manage your child’s social media privacy – whatsapp

Whatsapp is a free, messenger app for smartphones. WhatsApp uses the internet to send messages, images, audio or videos, so Whatsapp is significantly cheaper than texting. The app can also be used on a desktop. It is popular with teenagers because of features like voice and video call, location sharing, group chatting, and voice messaging. The app forces users to add friends (your teen) through their phone number. They can also easily be added to group chats without consent. This means that people they do not know (Friends of friends) would have access to their phone number and consequently them. This is why you must protect your child’s Instagram account. Wanna know how? here are 3 simple steps : STEP […]

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Your Social Media Posts Help Predators Find Your Kids

Ever wondered how paedophiles find kids online? It’s not some obscure and intricately designed approach, instead, it’s as simple as the pictures we, their parents, post.   We all have that pic, the super-cute one of our kids in the bath, or at the beach? The one that just makes you aww with cuteness overload?   We want all our friends to see them, so we post them on Instagram or Facebook. #BikiniKids #CutenessOverload #Bathtime #NakedToddler. What we don’t realise is, it’s not just our friends who’ll be able to view them.   All predators have do is search the commonly used hashtags that parents deemed harmless and boom, lots of free images of half-naked kids to download and exploit. […]

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What parents need to know about grooming in the technology age

Am I the only one that remembers a time before the internet? A time when a child was just that. A child. You know… innocent, safe, not a target? Before the internet, the average sexual predator could only attempt to make contact with teenagers or children through regular mail, telephone or in person.   To the advantage of parents around the globe, 3 things made these methods extra challenging for predators:   First is, back then most families made use of one home phone, and as such, the predator may not get the chance to speak to the child directly;   Second is the lack of privacy of written mail. Because a parent would most likely go through mail that […]

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How your child can be trapped online by a sexual predator.

Amy was only 15 years old when she travelled out of her state to meet a sexual predator who had groomed, her. Does this mean that Amy wasn’t cared for or loved enough by her parents? Should child protective services deem them, irresponsible parents? Certainly not! This can or may have even already happened to any of our children and we wouldn’t even know it! This brings me to question how we can protect them. If truly knowledge is power, then get ready to show off your guns ? and thank us later 😉 The following are ways predators select their victims: 1. Their Gender: Mothers, hide your daughters; research by has it that adolescent girls are more likely to […]

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Is Your Child Being Groomed For Sexual Abuse?

Parents of abused kids usually cannot tell that the child was a victim, as children are less able to express […]

6 Easy Ways to Identify a Child Molester

Because they believe they would be able to spot a child molester just by their looks, Parents of abused kids […]

Is Your Teen Being Groomed For Sexual Abuse?

Real life victims who come forward to share their experiences always say the same thing. They felt trapped so they […]

How Paedophiles Online Can Turn Your Teens To Victims

The ways paedophiles groom teens online is one that baffles many experts. Research shows that only 5% of predators lie […]

How to Protect Your Child From Being A Victim of Sexual Predators

There are many methods by which predators exploit children, all of which are very effective but subtle and easy to […]

How to Protect Your Teen From Becoming A Victim of Predators

Human Beings have been fabricating information since the beginning of time, the inception of the internet has just made this […]

How to manage your child’s social media privacy – whatsapp

Whatsapp is a free, messenger app for smartphones. WhatsApp uses the internet to send messages, images, audio or videos, so […]

Your Social Media Posts Help Predators Find Your Kids

Ever wondered how paedophiles find kids online? It’s not some obscure and intricately designed approach, instead, it’s as simple as […]

What parents need to know about grooming in the technology age

Am I the only one that remembers a time before the internet? A time when a child was just that. […]

How your child can be trapped online by a sexual predator.

Amy was only 15 years old when she travelled out of her state to meet a sexual predator who had […]