Knowing the signs and symptoms and reporting suspected child abuse may help stop the abuse of a child. Holding offenders accountable helps prevent victimization of other children.
It’s up to all of us to end the stigma of abuse. Talk with your family about ways you can increase awareness about child maltreatment, and how to support survivors of child abuse. Child abuse exists in the shadow of shame and secrecy. How can you SHINE a light on abuse and inspire hope for survivors?