The Blue Rose

Mission:  Healing Through Art 

  • Goal:  Empowering victims to break the silence and find their voice

Who is at risk?

Children of every gender, age, race, ethnicity, background, socioeconomic status and family structure are at risk.

No Child is immune

 

Perpetrators look for -- passive, quiet, troubled, lonely children from single parent or broken homes.  Children who are particularly trusting.  Children who have witnessed or victims to other crimes

 

Risk increases when children live with step parents, single parents and foster parents.

 

The most vulnerable age for children are 7 - 13 years old

 

 

Attempted rape is  the intent to rape.  Rape is the unlawful sexual intercourse or any other sexual penetration of the vagina, anus or mouth of another person with or without force by a sex organ, other body part, or foreign object without the consent of the victim

 

Molestation -the crime of sexual acts with children up to the age of 18. including touching private parts, exposure of genitalia,. taking pornographic pictures, rape, inducement of sexual acts with molester or other children. 

Sexual abuse - Unwanted sexual activity with perpetrators using force, making threats or taking advantage of victims not able to give consent.

Abuse

        by Kay


Attraction and attention

blank and scared stares

unwanted touch

Silent screams for help

extreme pain and pressure

Open up 

Don't be silenced

you are to be heard

ABUSE IS A CRIME OF VIOLENCE!

A VIOLATION OF HUMAN RIGHTS,

A POWERFUL ADULT ABUSING THAT POWER

AND SHOULD NOT BE KEPT A SECRET!