Fata Lina’s secret: a child sexual abuse prevention project for grades 5-8 - This paper describes a new child sexual abuse school-based prevention program targeting schoolchildren attending grades 5-8. This curriculum is based on a special episode, titled “Fata Lina’s secret”, belonging to the popular RAI3 television show for children named Melevisione. The paper allows to understand this curriculum’s rationale, goals, structure and format. Some activities, included in this curriculum, are presented to show how teachers, educators and parents can easily involve children in child sexual abuse prevention activities.
Key words: child sexual abuse, school-based programs, primary prevention.
Parole chiave: abuso sessuale, programmi scolastici, prevenzione primaria.