OUR WORK

RAISING AWARENESS

CHANGING MINDS AND HEARTS

The goal of Innocence in Danger is to inform, raise awareness and break the silence on sexual violence towards children. Innocence in Danger has organised many prevention and information campaigns about the dangers of internet use for children in France, Switzerland and the UK. Innocence in Danger has and continues to participate in conferences in the UK and Europe to raise awareness about the issues surrounding child sexual abuse and help improve the care provided for victims.

RAISING AWARENESS

Campaigns, opinions, statistics

People spending an average of 27 minutes of daily meditation have experienced positive effects in the reduction of anxiety and stress....

It has been found that brain damage (such as strokes, dementia or tumors) can enable people to express themselves in a different way, which may result in increased artistic skills. Comparisons can be drawn between those affected by this phenomenon with savants and other artists with great skills....

There are lifelong consequences of child abuse on the survivors. These consequences can range from mental health issues and issues with social interactions to an increased risk for physical illness....

Just like Cognitive Behavioral Therapy — one of the most extensively researched and practiced psychological treatments — mindfulness addresses the connection between your thoughts, attitudes, behavior and feelings...

When children practice meditation, they gain focus, compassion and self-esteem, confidence, empathy and happiness....

Through meditation, children enhance their ability to focus, hence learning better, coping better with the challenges of growing up and generally enhancing the connection between mind and body....

Toxic stress exposure and traumatic experiences in childhood have been shown to cause children to have a mismatch between the severity of the stimulus and their response...

Author Patti Simson, on Rappler.com explains how online social platforms are being used to facilitate sex trafficking. Pimps are using Facebook groups and more to reach their clients. The income in cybersex is higher, and many of the victims are starting to enter in as “freelancers”....

"The child victims of sexual abuse online are revictimised again and again, every time their picture is shared. The experience they go through at such a young age is unimaginably horrific, and they frequently take this pain into adulthood with them." - Internet Watch Foundation...