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Saving our children: A Panel on Sexual Abuse

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Omo Oduduwa Radio with Osaremi Lanloke

Tuesday (special night) 8-10 PM EST

This weeks topic: Saving Our Children: A Panel on Sexual Abuse

A child is sexually abused every 13 seconds in the US. 88% of these cases are believed to never be reported. However, research that has been done shows it is prevalent and widespread. It is having a devastating impact on families and communities.

As many as 1 in 3 girls and 1 in 7 boys will be sexually abused at some point in their life. In 93% of the cases the child knows the abuser. 47% of the reported cases are family or extended family.

Robin Stone, author of No Secrets, No Lies: How Black Families Can Heal From Sexual Abuse and abuse survivor.

Prevalence in African American Community as white community 1 in 4 reported girls and 1 in 6 for boys.

Guest Panelist include Channel Roberts, Iylode Yeyefini, Ayize Ma'at and Aiyana Ma'at