It is a task to identify Pedophiles because they can be anyone , any race or religion. Pedophiles can be respectable people in the community. The
identification of a Pedophile helps parents to better protect their children. Pedophiles are all over the place. Pedophilic Disorder is a psychiatric
problem and must be addressed. Encyclopedia Britannica has described it as a psychosexual disorder. Pedophiles are sick people.
First, these are adults. Pedophiles have sexual interest in prepubescent children. Secondly, they attempt to engage in sexual acts with young children.’https://www.britannica.com/topic/pedophilia
Presently, sexual abuse of young children is rampant in Nigeria. Pedophiles can abuse boys or girls. Since parents do not prosecute culprits, therefore, pedophiles get away with their acts.
In as much as parents want to protect their children, it is difficult to identify pedophiles around a child. It is important to know the profile of a pedophile.
A pedophile can be a man or woman. However, more men are pedophiles.
They are usually very charming and nice to be with. This characteristic enables them to gain the confidence and trust of the parents and the child. They show a lot of concern for the child and throw the parents off guard.
Pedophiles can be close family relations, friends or neighbours. They are always well known to the child. They make the child close to them .
Pedophiles work in diverse places where the come in contact with children. They always prefer the company of children more than those of adults, as a result, Pedophiles create activities that relate to children. They
work in facilities like schools, churches, orphanages and handicapped homes. There they establish relationships with children and manipulate them into relying on them.
There are many people around who have same characteristics but are not child abusers. However, if you notice these red flags and other behavioural indicators, pay more attention, and be cautious as the person maybe a pedophile. Further traits are:
Read more about the signs exhibited by Pedophiles in the link below. These will help identify Pedophiles in the vicinity.
It is good to observe the interests, hobbies and idiosyncrasies of adults around your children. Most of the time you note some of the disturbing
gestures towards your child. They show undue affection towards a child they are targeting to molest. Pedophiles have become more visible in our
society and heartbreaking activities are being wrecked on children. Unfortunately, Pedophiles prey on girls as well as boys. Many boys are silently abused and these incidents go unnoticed. https://familyfaculties.com/2020/05/26/abuse-of-the-boy-child/