Why do some children commit sexual violations?
Chapter 6 - Question 1 of 9
A: The reason children display harmful sexual behaviour is always mental or neurological issues.
B: There can be many reasons why some children commit harmful sexual acts.
C: Children displaying harmful sexual behaviour have themselves been abused
Correct! The reasons are often complex and multilayered. It can be the result of vulnerabilities, like having been exposed to trauma, neglect or other problems. It can also be surrounding influences (i.e. peer pressure, pornography, role models, their nurturing situation, etc.).