END CHILD SEXUAL ABUSE WITH THE INNOCENCE REVOLUTIONGlobal event to educate the public and take action against childhood sexual abuse.10/17/12 -- While recent headlines such as the Jerry Sandusky…Continue
Jill Starishevsky, Executive Director of The Innocence Revolution, has been invited to speak at the 4th ITALIAN NATIONAL DAY AGAINST PEDOPHILIA AND PEDOPORNOGRAPHY in Rome, Italy.Jill Starishevsky is…Continue
This interview came out yesterday in New York Family Magazine. In this post-Sandusky era, I thought it would be a perfect piece for The Today Show to pick up. It seems we are all busy reporting on…Continue
Ever notice that sometimes we don't talk about important things because they are hard to talk about? For the past two weeks, Oprah has been discussing child sexual abuse. She interviewed child…Continue
As a prosecutor of child abuse and sex crimes in New York City for the past sixteen years and a prevention specialist, I have heard all the reasons why parents don’t discuss child sexual abuse prevention with their children. I have heard them so often that I can recite them by heart. In honor of April’s Child Abuse Prevention Month, I decided it would be a good idea to memorialize the top 10 reasons why parents choose not to discuss the subject.
1. Children are seldom…Continue
Tomorrow is The Innocence Revolution - A Global Day to End Child Sexual Abuse…Continue
For the past twenty years, I have shared one of my favorite guides, Life’s Little Instruction Book, as part of my New Year’s Eve celebration. The book is made up of tips and advice that help one lead a fuller, happier life. Some of my favorites include, “resist the temptation to buy a boat” and “compliment three people a day.” Traditionally, each person I am celebrating with adds a tip to the end of the book. One year, my brother-in-law added, “conserve water, shower with a…Continue