What happens to you when memories surface of you being molested at an early age? If you Google how many people have been sexually molested as a child the findings are startling what you find. Some researchers say at least 1 in 6 people. some say 4 in 6 people experience being taken advantage of, and those statistics are probably a low estimate since it doesn’t include noncontact experiences, which can also have lasting negative effects on someone. If you’ve had such an experience, or think you might have, you are not alone because BRAVE STEP is here for you! They inspire and empower adults to take action within their lives and to shape a strong, supportive community for current and future generations. Here’s an interesting story you might find helpful or even eyeopening online titled: The Little Girl in the Picture.
BRAVE STEP empowers individuals who have been impacted by sexual abuse. To shape a strong, supportive community, we:
- Provide personalized services that help adults impacted by sexual abuse reclaim the life they deserve;
- Foster brave public conversations about sexual abuse; and
- Cultivate courageous changemakers.