Child Sexual Abuse Expert Available for Comment on Sandusky Trial and Verdict's Implications on Child Sexual Abuse

NEW YORK, June 20, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Ms. Foundation for Women Child Sexual Abuse Expert Monique Hoeflinger is available for comment on the implications of the Sandusky trial and verdict.

About Child Sexual Abuse Expert Monique Hoeflinger:

As the Senior Program Officer for Safety at the Ms. Foundation, Monique Hoeflinger manages grantmaking and programmatic initiatives focused on ending child sexual abuse. Prior to joining the Ms. Foundation, Monique worked for more than 10 years in organizational development and leadership for social change. As a lawyer and community organizer, her work has focused on issues of violence against women, criminal justice, and organizing within the queer community. Monique has taught both graduate and undergraduate course in women's studies. She holds a law degree from the University of Cincinnati and a master's degree in women's studies from the Ohio State University.

About the Ms. Foundation:

The Ms. Foundation for Women was the first national foundation to focus on ending child sexual abuse, with its first grant in 1978. Today, it is one of only two national foundations investing in the child sexual abuse prevention movement. In 2012, the Ms. Foundation has committed nearly $800,000 to organizations working to end child sexual abuse.

About the Ms. Foundation for Women
The Ms. Foundation for Women is the leading national social justice foundation committed to building women's power to ignite change. Every day, it helps over 150 grassroots organizations across the US fight for changes like good paying jobs, reproductive health, ending violence against women and girls, and the inclusion of women at decision-making tables. By investing in social justice trailblazers—especially women from low-income communities and communities of color most affected by injustice—it works for a nation in which power and possibility are not limited by gender, race, class, or any other factor. The Ms. Foundation delivers funding, builds skills, develops leaders, connects activists with allies, and amplifies the voices of our grantees to create change that benefits women, families and communities. ms.foundation.org

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