Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) cause shorter sicker lives.

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The Stop Abuse Campaign prevents Adverse Childhood Experiences (Childhood trauma) through public policy and public education. We choose specific, actionable campaigns that help protect children from trauma like abuse and neglect. You’ll find our campaigns below.

Our  blog provides news, views, and education on childhood trauma, how to prevent it, and our current campaigns.

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Do women have a right to leave their abusers?

Do women have a right to leave their abusers?

Jennifer Schlecht is one of the most recent women to be denied what should be a fundamental right. The right to leave her abuser. Jennifer’s husband like many abusers believed she did not have this right. When the courts and law enforcement do not guard this right, as...

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Child Victims Act advocates. Thank you.

Child Victims Act advocates. Thank you.

I’m Melanie Blow. I’m a child sex abuse survivor, and I’ve always wanted to change the world. And now for children in New York State, and after 13 years of hard work with some of the most amazing people, we finally succeeded.  The Child Victims Act was signed into law...

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