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What is child sexual abuse

What is child sexual abuse

What is child sexual abuse

What is Child Sexual Abuse?: Rethinking what we know.

What is Child Sexual Abuse: re-thinking what we know. Discussion paper 4, 2003.

This Discussion Paper isolates and interrogates some of the dominant frameworks of meaning that surround child sexual abuse, and points to how particular frameworks enable us to see and respond to certain dimensions of the problem, while obscuring others from our view. The paper compares and contrasts the child protection provisions of three different pieces of legislation which are used to protect children who have been sexually abused in Victoria. It raises concerns about the adequacy of current approaches to protecting children. 

You can download a sample of thel Discussion Paper below (as a PDF) or see our order a publication page to order a print copy/copies ($20 each postage included).