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Categories: Education, General News, Other

Child Sexual Abuse + Social Behavior Change

Through a combination of research, education, and community advocacy, Darkness to Light uses a social behavior change approach to pioneer new training initiatives that bring child sexual abuse prevention to the attention of the broader cultural conversation.   Social Behavior Change is a proven approach for enabling changes at individual, community, and societal levels to improve …

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Categories: Education, General News, Our Perspective

3 Things You Didn’t Know About Human Trafficking

Child sex trafficking, a form of human trafficking that’s also called the commercial sexual exploitation of children in clinical circles, boils down to this: the exchange of any sex act with a minor for something of value.  They might be solicited, exploited, or even advertised for sexual activity. Did you know that even purchasing sexually …

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Categories: General News, News and Events, Other

NEW and IMPROVED Stewards of Children® Online

The much-anticipated update to Darkness to Light’s Stewards of Children® Online is now available! This update introduces a modern and innovative approach to prevention education which better equips learners to take prevention beyond the training. But what exactly do we mean by “beyond the training?” It’s still a training, right?   Technically, yes. But we think …

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Categories: Other, Our Perspective

Technology: Friend or Foe?

Technology. We love it. And we hate it. Innovations like the telephone, electricity, and internet bring a level of comfort and ease to our lives that our ancestors never could have imagined. But these things are also creating a significant increase in online exploitation of children—a form of human sex trafficking.   When the COVID-19 …

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Categories: Featured Posts, General News, News and Events, Other

A Look Ahead: 2022

Below is the year-end letter sent to Darkness to Light’s friends and supporters from President and CEO Katelyn N. Brewer, regarding the future of child protection and our mission to protect all children from sexual abuse. Dear Friend, When you support Darkness to Light, you support a promise to help protect every child’s right to …

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