Charleston, South Carolina – Darkness to Light is asking adults across the country to raise awareness of child abuse, including child sexual abuse, during April and Child Abuse Prevention Month. Sexual abuse is a silent epidemic, affecting one in ten children before their 18th birthday. “Child sexual abuse prevention training can be difficult for some …
Learn the Facts
The facts about child sexual abuse can be staggering, but learning them can help us better understand how to protect children.
For instance, we know that over 90% of sexually abused children are abused by someone known by the child or family. This means that “stranger danger” isn’t the biggest risk to children. People they know are.