The rise in cases of violence against minors causes concern for parents. Because sexual violence occurs almost every time and closes to us.
Sexual violence against children is not only done by people we do not know. But it can happen from the nearest person. Many cases, neighbors abusing his neighbor’s children, grandfather molested his grandson, until the saddest case is a father who dared to abuse his son. This is due to the deviant behavior of the offender and the inability of the child to resist their treatment. Based on the event, it is very important for parents to teach sex education to children since childhood.
Recommend parts of the body that can not be seen and touched by others.
Recommend the child parts and body functions. Then give an explanation of certain body parts that people should not see and touch. Body parts include chest, lips, reproductive organs, and buttocks.
Teach the concept of gender differences to children for Preventing Sexual Violence.
Parents need to teach children about sex differences between women and men. Giving an example that men will be like a father and a woman like a mother. The concept of gender differences also serves to teach children to use toilets and clothing according to gender.
Embed the shame culture to the child.
It is important for parents to teach shame to children. In order for the child to appreciate himself. Teaches limitations in playing with the opposite sex. Advise not to remove and change clothes in public places.
Limit viewing activity to children.
Besides the negative impact that arises from the habit of watching television for too long. The impressions are also not all worth the education. The number of impressions displaying scenes that children have not yet seen. This will cause the child to imitate the scene in the show because the nature of the child is to imitate what they see. Better to play with children than to let children watch television.
Keep gadgets away from kids!
Today many parents proudly provide gadgets to children. Some parents even give kids access to gadgets. Under the pretext that children can learn or so that children do not disturb the work of parents. However, this is not the right step for parents. Children download games without parental supervision. Though the amount of content that is hidden from the games. The number of elements of pornography and behavior that are less worthy of view by the child is in it.
Parents also have a lot to learn related things about sex education for children. Because the growing age of child’s thinking will increase and the child will be more critical to question things that are not understood by him. It is important for parents to read or participate in a discussion forum about early childhood sex education from experts who are competent in their field.