"Standing UP  and Speaking OUT to Stomp OUT Childhood Sexual Abuse."

PREVENTION IS POSSIBLE

KNOW the FACTS:
Learning the facts about child sexual abuse is the FIRST step to PREVENTION!

Protecting children is the responsibility of EVERY adult. 

Proactive efforts to prevent child sexual abuse include:
  • Understanding the problem and familiarizing yourself with the risks
  • Minimizing the opportunity by eliminating one-on-one isolated situations involving children
  • Insist on protective policies in organizations (faith-based, educational and community) which serve children. 

It costs nothing to speak out, but remaining silent could cost a child EVERYTHING....... 

 Ways you can SPEAK-OUT include:
  • Talk openly and appropriately to the children in your family about their bodies, sex, and boundaries.
  • Ask questions when you witness inappropriate behavior. Intentions don't matter....boundaries must be enforced.
  • Confront actions which break the rules. Remember, offenders, are rarely caught in the act, but are often seen breaking the rules.
  • Report any suspected incidents to the appropriate law enforcement agencies. 

Become an advocate for the cause! Prevention is POSSIBLE!! 

 STOMP-OUT the SILENCE by:
  • Participating in community programs and projects.
  • Educating your family and friends by sharing your knowledge and directing them to resources such as this website.
  • Becoming a volunteer with an organization such as S.O.S. or donating to such organizations.
  • Using social media to share information and increase the awareness
  • Sharing your story 
  • Using your political voice to influence the child sexual abuse laws in your area