Articles of Interest


Sexual play vs Sexual Abuse – what is healthy and what is reason for concern

Sexual exploration and sexual play are a natural part of a child’s development, and may involve: motivated by mutual curiosity with no pressure or power play involved interested in similarities and differences between their bodies and others showing their genitals to others touching each other’s genitals peeking or catching others [Read More]


Mandatory reporting of child abuse in South Africa: Legislation explored

M L Hendricks MA (Clinical Psychology), MPhil (Applied Ethics), LLB, is the principal clinical psychologist at Stikland Hospital, Cape Town, South Africa, and a senior lecturer in the Department of Psychiatry, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, Stellenbosch University, Tygerberg, Cape Town ABSTRACT Legislation concerning mandatory reporting of child abuse [Read More]