Prevention Advocacy

Through Prevention Advocacy, we promote addressing child sexual abuse as a national and international public health priority by sharing our research and experience-based information with the media, legislators, other policymakers and advocacy groups.

  • We collaborate with leading groups and networks in the U.S. and around the world to encourage increased investment in a full range of child sexual abuse prevention strategies. We advocate that these investments be made according to the best scientific research and program experience currently available.
  • We educate policy makers in government agencies and elected officials on the incidence of child sexual abuse, relevant research including our own, promising strategies, and our first-hand experiences from talking with individuals utilizing our Help Services. 
  • We recommend effective policies and practices that can reduce the likelihood that children will be harmed by sexual abuse. 

Our future depends on our ability to foster the health and well-being of all children.  At Stop It Now!, we know the harm caused by sexual abuse and are committed to playing an important role in preventing children from experiencing sexual abuse. 

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Latest Advocacy News

Movement Building

We’re currently involved in the following collaborative activities to advance the child sexual abuse prevention movement:

Leadership in Prevention

Stop It Now! contributed expertise and viewpoints through meetings or interviews in the following policy documents:

Public Advocacy Resources

Policy Updates

Prevention Advocacy Articles and Speeches

Key Policy Speeches