You are not alone. It’s important that those with lived experience don’t feel pressured to share anything publicly. We all have our own journeys, and many survivors chose to not be public, while still being incredible agents for change.
Investing in ending childhood sexual violence is the right thing to do, and we must protect kids and support those who have experienced this horrible trauma. Globally, policy and decision makers can save billions investing in preventing child sexual abuse. The returns on investment would cut across physical and mental health, labor, judicial, and other sectors.
When Tom Krumins was a boy, he experienced sexual violence as a Boy Scout of America. Tom speaks about his journey to becoming an activist and director of Keep Kids Safe, and shares an inspiring message of hope in his work to end sexual violence against children.
In Brussels and DC, survivors from the Keep Kids Safe Coalition and Brave Movement urged leaders to take action to end childhood sexual violence, both online and offline.
Daniela Ligiero, survivor of childhood sexual violence, explains how she uses her story to change perceptions about childhood violence and create a safer world for future generations.
November 18 is the Inaugural World Day for Prevention, Healing and Justice to End Sexual Violence Against Children and Adolescents.
Whether you’re a parent, leader of a youth-focused organization, or coach of a youth sports team, you should know what safeguarding is and why it’s critical to keeping kids safe.
Sexual violence against children affects children everywhere at a staggering rate — one in four girls experience physically forced or coerced sexual intercourse.
This town hall brings together survivors of sexual violence against children — remarkable activists that are helping change the way we think about an issue that, directly or indirectly, affects all of us.
Athlete A reminds us how regularly survivors are ignored and how often they are chastised for reporting an abuser. It reveals how self-interested institutions can themselves turn into cloaks of protection for the most heinous crimes.
Friends can play a powerful role in helping survivors access and receive critical care to help them seek justice and start their journey to heal.
Katelyn Brewer, President and CEO of Darkness to Light, discussed how during the COVID-19 pandemic, adults can modify their approach to protect kids and prevent child abuse.