Start Debunking Myths
Let’s get the word out.
Educated parents and caregivers can significantly reduce the likelihood of sexual abuse, and it starts with knowing the truth about abuse—what it is, who it happens to, and where it happens. Many widely accepted truths about sexual abuse are false. Help us by speaking up, staying informed, and defending your child’s innocence.
Start Recognizing Perpetrator Profiles and Their Patterns
Let’s be aware of grooming patterns.
There is one thing that almost all sexual perpetrators have in common: They often use certain patterns to groom a child for abuse. These patterns are subtle, gradual, and escalating. But informed parents and caregivers can recognize these patterns and defend the innocence of children. It’s not impossible.
Start Understanding What Increases Risk
Let’s lower the risks.
The risk of sexual abuse is relevant for all children, but there are certain factors that increase that risk. Although it’s not possible to remove them all, taking an active role in lowering as many of the risks of sexual abuse as possible will significantly lower the likelihood abuse will impact those you love.
Start Using 10 Tools to Protect Your Child
Let’s defend innocence.
We believe childhood sexual abuse is neither acceptable or inevitable and that the innocence of children is worth defending. These tools will help maximize the likelihood that your child will have a safe and happy childhood, and ultimately a happier life. Pick one tool and start using it today.