Ensuring Children Are Taught To Protect Themselves

Childhood sexual abuse survivor Erin Merryn is lobbying every state to pass Erin’s Law, which requires all public schools in each state implement a prevention-oriented child sexual abuse program.

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Our Progress

Erin’s law has been passed in 31 states. Contact your legislators to show your support in your state.

  • 31

    Passed

  • 17

    Introduced or being
    introduced in 2017/2018

  • 2

    Still in Process

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Featured Videos

Testifying in Pennsylvania

September 18, 2012

Erin Talks with Oprah

October 2010

Facts about Sexual Abuse

  • There are 42 million survivors of child sexual abuse in America.
    3 million are children, which would fill 46 national football stadiums.
  • 1 in 4 girls and 1 in 6 boys have been sexually abused before 18th birthday.
  • 90% of children are sexually abused by someone they know and trust.
  • There are over 747,000 registered sex offenders in America.
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