Stop child sexual abuse through global education

by Stop the Silence: Stop Child Sexual Abuse
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Summary

Stop the Silence is moving forward with our advocacy programming and other on-the-ground programming to support CSA prevention and survivors' healing locally and throughout the world in partnership with others like Kids Count in London and Child Aid Organization Kenya.
$30,000
total goal
$14,240
remaining
214
donors
1
monthly donor
7
years active

Challenge

Child sexual abuse is occurring in pandemic proportions and includes actions from voyeurism to rape. It usually happens over an extended period of time by someone close to the child. There are at least 42 million adult survivors in U.S., and, given the often grave physical and psychological trauma, it is affecting not only individuals but societies. Stop the Silence increases awareness & provides support, information, and healing support through safe, creative, accessible, e.g., Art as Advocacy.

Solution

Stop the Silence increases awareness, knowledge and understanding through innovative programs like our Art as Advocacy; Educational outreach programs; and Training of the public, service providers, government officials, and others. We make a difference locally, nationally, and internationally by thoughtfully and strategically and carefully planning programs from the bottom up and top down, using tried and testing communication know-how to reach individuals, communities, societies, and countries!

Long-Term Impact

Unless societies throughout the world can face and address CSA, it will not be stopped. We bring CSA out of the shadows and into the light worldwide by providing strategic information, education, and training, bringing awareness and changing knowledge, attitudes, norms, and behaviors. We aim to stop child sexual abuse and help survivors heal worldwide.

Additional Documentation

This project has provided additional documentation in a PDF file (projdoc.pdf).

Resources

http:/​/​www.stopthesilence.org
Stop the Silence Web site
Interview: Pamela Pine, CEO, Stop the Silence
Stop The Silence Video
To Kill A Kelpie production Web site

Organization Information

Stop the Silence: Stop Child Sexual Abuse

Location: Glenn Dale, MD - USA
Website: http:/​/​www.stopcsa.org
Project Leader:
Pamela Pine
Glenn Dale, MD United States
$15,760 raised of $30,000 goal
 
299 donations
$14,240 to go
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