April 27, 2022
SAAM 2022: The Power of Prevention
As Sexual Assault Awareness Month and Child Abuse Prevention Month come to a close, we are honored to talk about the POWER of PREVENTION during this f…
Lauren’s Kids is based in South Florida and educates adults and children about sexual abuse prevention through in-school curricula, awareness campaigns, and speaking engagements around the country and the world. Our mission is to prevent child sexual abuse through education and awareness and to help survivors heal with guidance and support.
Child sexual abuse is a silent epidemic. It occurs at every socioeconomic level, across ethnic and cultural lines, within all religions and at all levels of education. When sexual abuse does occur, 75% of child victims do not disclose within a year – 45% keep their abuse a secret for at least 5 years, many stay silent for decades, and some never tell. Learn more FACTS about child sexual abuse.
But 95% of this abuse is preventable through education and awareness – and with guidance and support, victims can heal into thriving survivors. Together, we can shine light into dark places.