Sexual abuse of children in low-income settings: time for action

Neil Kennedy, Elizabeth M Molyneux, Asefa Dano, Yabwile Mulambia

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In this article, child sexual abuse in low-income settings is reviewed, including the extent of the problem, the way children present, and how they should be managed. Liaising with other agencies, training in all aspects of sexual abuse and creating an environment that is conducive to good care by all groups involved is essential. Technical details of medical examination are not covered as appropriate guidelines are accessible.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)239-46
Number of pages8
JournalJournal of Paediatrics and Child Health
Issue number4
Publication statusPublished - Nov 2013


  • Adolescent
  • Child
  • Child Abuse, Sexual
  • Humans
  • Socioeconomic Factors


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