Children are more likely to be sexually abused by someone they know and trust than they are a stranger. Many times abuse happens within the child's own family. There is no stereotypical child who will be abused. Abuse affects all races, religions, socio-economic levels, and ages. There are behavioral and physical indicators that a child is being sexually abused. Watch for these and be alert to the possibility that the child is being abused or at risk for being abused.