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The Failed State of the Union Regarding Child Sexual Abuse Prevention

by Mary L. Pulido, PhD and Professor Marci A. Hamilton Although child sexual abuse and exploitation (CSAE) has reached epidemic proportions in the United States, the groundbreaking Out of the Shadows Index report from Economist Impact and the World Childhood Foundation USA establishes that a majority of states in the U.S. has failed to protect children from this crime. This jarring report provides an in-depth analysis of 28 states’ failures to protect children: 25 states earned an “F” while the three others scored a D-. Current statistics paint …

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Let’s Consider Another Way to Protect Children from Child Sexual Abuse — Perpetrator Prevention

Earlier this year, I read a research report by Protect Children that truly should have caused a riot in defense of innocent children who are victimized online (and probably off-line) by child sexual abuse. It was groundbreaking in its research on sexual abuse offenders of children — and offered concrete and actionable suggestions for the Tech industry. The critical insights about perpetrators and tech platforms are a “must-know” for parents — and aunts, uncles, grandparents, caretakers, concerned friends and all — to help protect …

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Who Is Behind the Keyboard? Critical Insights into Online Child Sexual Predator Behavior — What Parents Need to Know.

Earlier this year, I read a research report by Protect Children that truly should have caused a riot in defense of innocent children who are victimized online (and probably off-line) by child sexual abuse. It was groundbreaking in its research on sexual abuse offenders of children — and offered concrete and actionable suggestions for the Tech industry. The critical insights about perpetrators and tech platforms are a “must-know” for parents — and aunts, uncles, grandparents, caretakers, concerned friends and all — to help protect …

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