A lot of politicized misinformation is being touted about gender-affirming healthcare. Here are the reasons we’re opposing banning it.
How do we prevent more school shootings? What do the experts know about school shootings, gun violence, children, and ACEs?
Physical neglect in childhood may mean different things in different contexts. We’re unpacking what it is, what it isn’t, and how to protect children from this ACE.
Parental substance abuse is an ACE, a childhood trauma as damaging as other direct ones. How does it affect the child and how can we prevent it?
A survivor story called Raised By Predators is about surviving child sexual abuse and then healing from it.
Thanks to countless advocates, family court reform is being reinforced! What does Kayden’s Law Provision of VAWA mean for protective parents?
Was your child harmed by a custody decision? NY Governor is holding two hearings this month on Forensic Evaluators. Tell your story.
A family court judge stepped in to protect a child saying only fools would be convinced by false evidence of alienation.
Do you know how to protect your children from sex offenders? Cory Jewell Jensen talks about her work with sex offenders and what she knows
I grew up in a family where everyone was either sexually abused, was an abuser, or facilitated abuse. And I still like Michael Jackson’s music.
Pedophiles on YouTube: while parents are aghast, they don’t seem to realize that YouTube is only a symptom of a larger problem.
20 years ago CDC research on childhood trauma, called ACEs, showed survivors lead shorter sicker lives. Why aren’t we preventing it?
New York passed the Child Victims Act making it a safer place for children, better for survivors of child sexual abuse and a worse place for sex offenders.
The Child Victims Act has languished in the New York State Senate. The horrific report from the Pennsylvania grand jury about rampant sexual abuse and cover-ups by church officials makes it clear that New York must pass a final version of this bill.
The President wouldn’t believe me. I didn’t disclose my abuse after it happened; I disclosed it when I was ready. So did most of his other victims. So what does that say about us?
What do we think about women who keep their surnames after marriage? And what do we think about their husbands? The answers are both surprising and telling.
Melanie Blow discusses the Catholic church and child sexual abuse following PA Grand Jury report. Over a thousand children sexually abused by priests
I’m helping my sister get addicted to opioids, because for her, life without coping mechanisms is worse than life with them and she has a lot to cope with.
An interview with the Stop Abuse Campaign’s Melanie Blow about ACEs, addiction, prostitution and child sex abuse laws and policy.
Outrage alone doesn’t protect children. Money is needed to combat child abuse, but it never seems to be a budget priority. Why’s that?
I got tired of feeling bad tings. Then I got tired of feeling. Then I got better, and I want others to, too.
Bullying is related to, and similar to, child abuse in some surprising ways. Here’s what you need to know!
Hawaii is poised to pass a bill that will make life harder for rape victims across the state.
The Stop Abuse Campaign, along with sponsors of the Child Victims Act and advocates and allies for the bill, presented a petition in support of it.
Butterflies and other signals pedophiles supposedly identify themselves with and use to express the sex of children they are interested in.
Everyone agrees that our family courts are broken. But one of the popular proposed remedies will endanger children.
New York’s children deserve to be protected from trauma by home visiting programs like Healthy Families NY. Good for kids. Good for taxpayers.
The Stop Abuse Campaign had the privilege of submitting testimony in support of the Child Victims Act that will protect children from sex abuse in New York
Is the world of the Protestant churches teetering on the edge of a sex abuse scandal similar to the one that had rocked the Catholic Church?