Understand Age Appropriate Sexual Behavior of Children

It is a common myth that children do not have sexual feelings or are not curious about sex and sexuality.

Parents must understand and acknowledge that every child irrespective of their age will show some or the other forms of sexual behavior. It would be wrong to say that all kinds of sexual behavior by children is ‘abnormal’. We must understand age appropriate behaviors to label any behavior as normal or abnormal.

The following tip sheet by Stop it Now! will help you know and understand your child’s age appropriate sexual behavior from pre-school to teenage.

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