All: If a survivor of sexual violence comes to you, what should you do?

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Message to a young survivor

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.

  • 3rd November 2023
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Why investing in preventing childhood sexual violence is the right thing, and the smart thing

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.

  • 11th September 2023
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Child sexual abuse is a solvable problem

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.

  • 11th August 2023
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Survivors of childhood sexual violence drive advocacy in the US and EU

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.

  • 3rd May 2023
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The power of saying “I am a survivor”

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.

  • 23rd March 2023
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The Inaugural World Day to End Sexual Violence Against Children and Adolescents

November 18 is the Inaugural World Day for Prevention, Healing and Justice to End Sexual Violence Against Children and Adolescents.

  • 17th November 2021
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Safeguarding 101: Why it’s critical to keeping kids safe

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.

  • 22nd October 2020
Daniela Ligiero
Daniela Ligiero is the Executive Director & Chief Executive Officer, Together for Girls
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“I am a survivor.”

Sexual violence against children affects children everywhere at a staggering rate — one in four girls experience physically forced or coerced sexual intercourse.

  • 4th September 2020
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Survivors’ Agenda Virtual Town Hall

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.

  • 26th August 2020
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Athlete A: What it teaches us… and fails to teach us about sexual violence against children

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.

  • 19th August 2020
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Friends don’t remain silent. Here's what to say if a survivor of sexual violence comes to you.

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.

  • 31st July 2020
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How to be a safe adult for children during the COVID-19 pandemic and beyond

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.

  • 16th June 2020
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