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Daniela Ligiero
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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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If a survivor of sexual violence comes to you, what should you do?

If a friend confided in you, would you know what to say? Read more about what to do—and not to do—so you’re equipped to respond in the best way possible.

  • 19th October 2021
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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
Athlete A
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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
Safe adult
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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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A father’s role: Changing the conversation around gender equality

Together for Girls had the opportunity to interview Gary Barker, the President and CEO of Promundo and longtime champion of engaging men and boys in gender equality and violence prevention.

  • 13th June 2017
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5 things you can do to end sexual exploitation of women and girls in the media

While the sexual exploitation of women and girls is rampant, there are many ways that you can help combat the media objectification of girls. Here are ways in which you can help stop sexual exploitation of girls.

  • 14th March 2016