10Teach them about unsafe areas

Dangerous adults and people tend to use unsafe areas as a launchpad for their unscrupulous behavior, and for this reason, it is imperative to teach a child which areas are off-limits. This means they should never pass through these areas or should remain alert when walking or cycling through them

with peers.

Vacant parking lots and isolated park areas or paths should be avoided, as should any 'off the beaten tracks' routes on the way to or from school or extra-mural activities. Remote or secluded areas are off-limits.

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