This fact sheet studies children's exposure to sexually explicit material and sexual exploitation. Also see the fact sheet on the Impact of Media and Technology on Youth.

Information for this fact sheet is drawn from the National Plan to Prevent the Sexual Exploitation of Children.

This fact sheet provides data on youth and technology, Internet activities, mobile media, and games. Also see the fact sheet on the Impact of Exposure to Sexually Explicit and Exploitive Materials.

Information for this fact sheet is drawn from the National Plan to Prevent the Sexual Exploitation of Children.

La tarjeta fue diseñada para profesionales de salud y incluye preguntas potenciales para madres como, "¿Mi pareja me fuerza a hacer cosas sexuales que yo no quiero?" "¿Mi pareja apoya mis decisiones sobre cuándo o si quiero tener más hijos?" y "¿Me siento tan triste que no puedo levantarme de la cama, o cuidar del bebé?" También disponible en inglés.

The resource proposes strategies communities can consider to promote the types of relationships and environments that help children grow up to be healthy and productive citizens so that they, in turn, can build stronger and safer families and communities for their children. It is directed toward anyone committed to the positive development of children and families, and specifically to the prevention of all forms of child abuse and neglect.

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This fact sheet provides information about sexual violence prevention and how health care professionals can assist victims and prevention efforts. Also available in Spanish

Esta herramienta brindaSpanOverview una visión general del desarrollo sexual saludable de niñas y niños. Sugiere conductas y habilidades apropiadas a la edad, además de proporcionar información que apoya el desarrollo sano. En inglés.

This tool provides an overview OverviewCoverof healthy childhood sexual development by exploring age-appropriate behaviors and skills and information on supporting healthy development. In Spanish.

This Applied Research Paper outlines the importance and value of engaging in sexual violence prevention work with youth. The paper discusses prevalence of sexual violence among youth populations, recent trends in prevention activities for youth, and a review of common strategies and challenges for engaging in this work. Feedback on the effectiveness and current evaluation efforts for the various approaches is offered. It's available in PDF or online.

This research report discusses the outcomes of a study conducted to understand the help-seeking patterns of behavior among teens who experienced sexual assault and reported it.  The study found patterns in reporting, including reports that were voluntary, reports that were involuntary, and reports prompted by the circumstances of the assault.  The research suggests that teens who made voluntary reports were more likely to stay enaged in the legal system.

This white paper discusses the sexuality and reproductive health of youth in the digital age.  According to the report, youth, ages 13-24, use technology as a means of exploring health related issues and well-being.  It include technology usage patterns and practical recommendations for working with youth to increase sexual health and literacy.

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