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5 Steps to Protect Austin Kids

By learning the 5 simple steps you’ll be taking part in our prevention efforts to protect even more kids in Travis County.

5 Steps to Protect Kids in Austin
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1. Learn the Facts 

1 in 10 children are sexually abused. Over 90% of them know their abuser.

2. Minimize Opportunity 

Eliminate or reduce isolated, one-on-one situations to decrease risk for abuse.

3. Talk About It 

Have open conversations with children about our bodies, sex, and boundaries.

4. Recognize the Signs 

Know the signs of abuse to protect children from further harm.

5. React Responsibly

Understand how to respond to risky behaviors and suspicions or reports of sexual abuse.