Our expert says:
Nothing "turns" someone into a pedophile. We don't fully udnerstand why some people are so specifically sexually attracted to children --- they may feel inadequate sexually in relation to adults, they may have had early sexual experiences themselves which they in some ways feel an urge to repeat. But if you know of someone who is molesting kids and has been doing so, discuss them with the police, especially if you have a Child protection Unit nearby, and with Child Welfare and CHildline
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