Posted by: gayleegayle | April 5, 2013

Empowering Our Children Against Sexual Abuse


Sexual abuse of children is a sad and frighteningly common occurrence. If you yourself have not been a victim, you are the parent, grandparent, aunt, uncle, cousin, friend, teacher or neighbor of someone who has. Most of the time you don’t even know until someone in a room tells their story and the rush of stories that follow bears witness to the frequency of the crime.

Michelle R. Britto, is the author of “What’s Below Your Tummy-Tum?, Empowering kids to have a voice for their own safety.”  She is creating a movement toward empowerment and prevention, away from feelings of fear, powerlessness and victimization. You can learn more about Ms. Britto on the following links:

Listen: (Interview on BlogTalk Radio-Interview by The Virgin’s Island-Journey with Judith)–author-michelle-britto

See: (Book Signings In NYC)

Sat Apr 06 2013 at 02:00 pm
Venue : Sisters Uptown Bookstore and Cultural Center, Inc., 1942 Amsterdam Ave@156th Street, New York, United States

Sun April 7th 12:30-2:30pm
Venue: Rudy’s Pastry Shop & Cafe Ridgewood, Queens, 904 Seneca Ave. 11385
(Includes Interactive play and Question and Answer segment.)



Michelle R. Britto, L.M.S.W. is a Licensed Social Worker, with a Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology, Masters Degree in Social Work, a Degree in Occupational Studies (The Body functions) and a License in Massage Therapy. She has worked in Preventive Services, Foster-Care and currently the Department of Education. Michelle has also worked privately with adults, children and in healing centers in various boroughs in the state of New York.”

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  1. This always concerns me especially with having a 1 year old daughter and working in the public school system. I hear so many stories and it breaks my heart to know that our children are not even exempt from experiencing abuse. Many thanks for your post as always!

    • Sumayyieh,

      I feel your pain. That’s why it is important for ideas from people like Ms. Britto to be heard. We definitely have to take another approach and explore new ways of protecting our children. Thank you as always from taking the time to read and comment. Much appreciated.

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