Year Published: 2017

Author: World Health Organization

Publisher: World Health Organization

Suggested Citation: World Health Organization (2017) Responding to children and adolescents who have been sexually abused: WHO clinical guidelines. Geneva: World Health Organization.


This guideline aims to provide evidence-based recommendations for quality clinical care for children and adolescents who have, or may have, been subjected to sexual abuse, in order to mitigate the negative health consequences and improve their well-being.