Prevention is key to ending child sexual abuse

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    Prevention is key to ending child sexual abuse

    A 40-year-old man raped a 7-year-old girl. A 2-year-old boy died with evidence of forcible sodomy by the mother’s 25-year-old boyfriend. A Cub Scout leader, a minister, a sports coach and a teacher were arrested for sexually abusing children. This all happened in the past few days around the country – and it happens in our backyard, too. “It happens right here. The very worst-case scenarios are happening here,” Anna D’Herde, community outreach coordinator at the Barren River Area Child Advocacy Center, said earlier this month. An estimated 1 in 10 children will experience child sexual abuse before their 18th ...

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