oa Acta Criminologica: Southern African Journal of Criminology - The influence of parents' perceptions on society's attitude towards the prevention of child sexual abuse
|Article Title||The influence of parents' perceptions on society's attitude towards the prevention of child sexual abuse|
|© Publisher:||Criminological and Victimological Society of Southern Africa (CRIMSA)|
|Journal||Acta Criminologica: Southern African Journal of Criminology|
|Affiliations||1 Department of Criminology, University of Pretoria|
|Publication Date||Jan 1997|
|Pages||67 - 75|
|Keyword(s)||Biographical data, Communication patterns, Cultural beliefs, Cultural notions, Informed children, Interpersonal relationships, Parent Perception Model, Social taboo, Socio-economic backgrounds and Value systems|
The sexual abuse of children is a crime with serious consequences for the victims, their parents and families. Although there has been an increase in research on this phenomenon over the past two decades, it mainly concentrated on the victim and the offender, while the prevention of this crime and especially the important role that parents can play in this regard, were ignored to a large extent.
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