Children are not always learning about consent, inappropriate physical contact, and healthy ways to show affection starting from a young age — not just in relation to adults, but also in their friendships with other kids. Still, childhood sexual abuse is a widespread problem. According to the Rape, Abuse & Incest National Network (RAINN), an anti-sexual assault organization, one in 9 girls and one in 53 boys under the age of 18 experience sexual abuse at the hands of an adult. Statistic likes these were reportedly a motivating factor in calling out Hasbro and the Trolls manufacturers for creating a doll with this specific button and function.
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