➡ From Child Welfare Information Gateway NJ:
NJ: Ways to keep children safe from sex abuse | Parenting With Pete (Opinion)
Jersey Journal – April 12, 2017
The sex abuse scandal in American girls’ gymnastics that recently came to light presents parents with a valuable teaching moment. This scandal should finally discourage parents from repeating the ineffective phrase to keep their kids safe: Don’t talk to strangers. This admonition doesn’t work because the overwhelming majority of abusers are parents, relatives, family friends or other individuals known to the child.