The KidSafe Foundation Appoints Nationally Recognized Sexual Abuse Survivor Attorney to its Board of Directors
Jeffery Herman of Miami Based Herman,Mermelstein & Horowitz, P.A. is Newest Addition to Nonprofit's Board whose mission is Education to Prevent Sexual Abuse and Exploitation of Children.
"Sexual abuse is not uncommon among youth groups, Benjoseph said. She explained that youth groups are very attractive to predators because they provide easy access to children in situations with little adult supervision. This is compounded, she said, by the volunteer aspect. “That’s what pedophiles do: they volunteer,” Benjoseph said. “If it looks too good to be true, it’s probably too good to be true.”
“What I want children to do is start thinking about personal safety,” she said. We’re trying to help them with that built-in sixth sense. This happens over time. Little ones don’t have an inner voice yet so we’re teaching them to look not just for bad people but for certain situations.”