Understanding Body Autonomy: Why it is important for children


If an adult is uncomfortable with having physical contact with someone they do not want to interact with, why should children be forced to do it? Child exploitation manifests itself in different forms. Some ways to combat it include adults being observant of the child’s surroundings, being communicative with children, supporting child welfare groups, and teaching children about Body Autonomy.
This subject can help children identify and/or deal with abuse to equip them with essential knowledge about their body.