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The statistics are startling. 1 in 3 girls and 1 in 5 boys are sexually abused before their eighteenth birthday and yet 30% of abuse is never reported. Childhood sexual abuse transcends every education level, socioeconomic status, and cultural and religious background.
Last month, Demi Lovato released her latest album, which included a song that quickly received the attention of fans and the media and spurred a powerful TikTok movement.
Years after their crimes were first reported, both Ghislaine Maxwell and R. Kelly has each been sentenced to prison, sending a powerful message to perpetrators of abuse: what’s done in darkness WILL be brought to light because the voices of survivors will be heard.
Last week during National Internet Safety Month, Florida Governor Ron DeSantis signed a bill sponsored by Lauren’s Kids founder and CEO Lauren Book into law to help combat the proliferation of digital sex crimes.
Lauren’s Kids hosted a cocktail reception and sit down dinner honoring the work of the people who make a difference in the South Florida community.
While we cannot stop every instance, 95% of childhood sexual abuse is PREVENTABLE with education and awareness.
Today, during National Sexual Assault Awareness Month, Lauren’s Kids announced its recognition as a 2022 Gracie Award winner for its television program, “Journey Home”.
The power of having allies in the fight to prevent abuse and support survivors is critical. Many times, the journey from victim to thriving survivor is made with the help of strong allies.
Today we want to honor the power of voice, and how powerful survivors' voices can be. A crucial part of the Lauren's Kids' mission is to flip the narrative and help survivors heal, knowing their voice has power — that it's "OK to tell," and that it's OK to heal,