“Out of the Shadows”: Shining light on response to child sexual abuse and exploitation - a groundbreaking benchmarking index

Despondent young boy whose face is half in and out of the shadows.
Despondent young boy whose face is half in and out of the shadows. © Tinnakorn Jorruang | Dreamstime Images


Dr. Joanna Rubinstein, President and CEO of World Childhood Foundation (WCF) USA, joins Yale Professor James F. Leckman in a podcast discussion on the new groundbreaking report by The Economist Intelligence Unit “Out of the Shadows Index”. This benchmarking tool, developed with support from the WCF, Oak Foundation and the Carlson Family Foundation, helps countries track their progress toward reaching Sustainable Development Goal target 16.2: ”ending abuse, exploitation, trafficking and all forms of violence against, and torture of, children by 2030.” 

Transcript of podcast with guest, Dr. Joanna Rubinstein.

More information

Download the free mobile app “Stewards of Children Prevention Toolkit”, developed by the World Childhood Foundation USA in partnership with Darkness to Light and Ericcson.

Learn how to join the social media campaign #Eyes Wide Open, developed by World Childhood Foundation USA that helps to mobilize people to take action to keep children safe and end child sexual abuse.


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