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Child sexual abuse is the biggest health concern facing our society.
But together, we can solve it.
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who bring hope and healing to survivors every month.
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One in four girls and one in six boys
will become a victim of child sexual abuse before their 18th birthday. Child sexual abuse occurs at every socioeconomic level, across ethnic and cultural lines, in all religions and at all levels of education. Stranger danger does not usually apply – 90% of the time a child is assaulted, it is by someone they know. These children are “groomed.”
Five percent. That’s it.
Only 5% of reported child sexual abuse cases end in conviction. Why? To secure a conviction, children must face their abusers in court, and multi-disciplinary teams must corroborate the child’s story beyond a reasonable doubt. Yet a lot of times, these criminal acts are done between the perpetrator and victim, with no witnesses. These are difficult and volatile cases, and they are extremely traumatizing for the child. How can we help them?
There is hope.
Stories from the Field
Child abuse is a community ISSUE
We Have the Power to Impact Our Children’s Future, and We’re Doing Something About It
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Building Hope Today provides nationwide childhood sexual abuse training in grooming and delayed disclosure, victim advocacy and care, prevention and multi-disciplinary team effectiveness. Want to use your talents to help us? Reach out and we’ll find a way to plug you in.
“In sharing our story, and doing this work, if we can help even just one child, it will all be worth it.
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