Boy Scouts Launch Sex Abuse Awareness Program With Animated Videos

NEW YORK (CBSDFW.COM/AP) — In an attempt to bolster their abuse-prevention efforts, the Boy Scouts of America has launched a new awareness program that features cartoon-style videos.

Targeted at children from kindergarten to sixth grade, the series of six videos aims to teach children how to recognize potentially abusive behavior and what to do if confronted by it.

(credit: Boy Scouts of America)

The videos will be provided to more than 1.2 million Cub Scouts nationwide.

The initiative, being announced Thursday, comes as the Irving-based Boy Scouts face a potentially huge wave of abuse-related lawsuits after several states enacted laws this year making it easier for victims of long-ago abuse to file claims….

Original published: 2019-06-20 08:09:27 Read the full Dallas News here


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