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Celebrate Child Abuse Prevention Month

Raise awareness during Child Abuse Prevention Month! Every April we commemorate Child Abuse Prevention Month, a national holiday devoted to raising awareness about the importance of child well-being, strategies to keep kids safe, and supporting families and communities in preventing the maltreatment of children. This year, join us on a month-long journey as we go …

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Categories: Our Perspective

Why 1 in 10? A New Statistic For A New Era

The statistic that 1 in 10 children will experience sexual abuse before their 18th birthday is one of the most staggering statistics we have regarding the impact of child sexual abuse. This statistic is different than the widely accepted “1 in 4 girls and 1 in 6 boys.” We are often asked, “Why are you …

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Categories: Other, Our Perspective

Did You Know?

                             Help us tell the world that one million is not enough. Share this graphic to help spread awareness of the issue and then join the Darkness to Light movement to protect children at www.D2L.org/JoinUs.

Categories: Other, Our Perspective

The Hallway of Healing

By Ellen Magnis It’s hard to believe that it is April again, the time when those of us who live in the world of child abuse prevention, intervention, and treatment put out our rallying cries in a louder voice perhaps than at any other time of year. It is our soapbox time, our time to signal to our communities to …

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The need for child sexual abuse legislation

On April 30, D2L held its very first Reddit AMA on child sexual abuse prevention in honor of Child Abuse Awareness Month. We received many great questions that will be featured in our May blog series. QUESTION Do you think the government should mandate preventative education for K-8? OUR ANSWER Over the past few years, …

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