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The Issue of Child Sexual Abuse

The facts may startle you.

1 in10children will be sexually abused before their 18th birthday.

It can happen to anyone - even friends and family around you. Even a child you know and love. Even your own child.

The financial, social, and emotional costs are incalculable.

Child sexual abuse is not the problem of just one socio-economic stauts, culture, race, religion, or gender. It impacts EVERY community and EVERY person across the globe.

Click here to learn more about the financial, social, and health impact of child sexual abuse.


Learning the facts helps prevent it.

Read the 5 Steps to Protecting Our ChildrenTM to learn simple, proactive steps you can take to prevent, recognize, and react responsibly to child sexual abuse.

Talking about it helps prevent it.

Find the right words to have conversations which protect and empower your family. You can start by exploring our Talk About It page.

Getting involved helps prevent it.

Learn about the issue, become an advocate, volunteer, or provide financial support. Just get involved! Find out more.

If childhood sexual abuse can be prevented, it can be stopped.

We envision a world free of child sexual abuse. Help us make it a reality, and bring communities from darkness to light.