AUTHOR: Monique N. Peterkin

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Jamaican-born author and speaker Monique N. Peterkin has dedicated her life to educating parents, educators, and caregivers about how to identify the signs of, intervene in, and prevent sexual trauma in children and adolescents. This Is My Body, and I Am in Charge was created to encourage children and adolescents to keep their bodies safe and healthy, while teaching them about boundaries, respect, and consent.


This Is My Body, and I Am in Charge

This Is My Body, and I Am in Charge encourages children and adolescents to learn the importance of self-awareness, safety, consent, respect, and healthy boundaries for themselves and others. Children who grow up understanding their rights have ownership of their bodies and feel safer and more comfortable expressing themselves about sensitive topics.