The #MeToo movement extends to children in many of the cases we are reading about. We know how hard it was for children to speak about this as well as adults whether it happened to them as adults or children. We also know 1 in 10 children worldwide will be sexually abused by the time they are 18 and 85% of the time this happens by someone they know.
“The only way to shatter this perpetual cycle is to de-stigmatize the issue and address it, head on. And raising awareness, and focusing on prevention, is where it starts. If we’re truly committed to ending the cycle of abuse, we must do our part to change how we talk about it, how we perceive it, how we deal with it — and what we need to do to stop it by recognizing the warning signs.”
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