At the 2014 Summit for the Coalition to End Sexual Exploitation (CESE), Cordelia Anderson gave this keynote address. In it, she discusses the colonization of childhood and how to address the issue from a public health perspective.
With an MA in human development, Mrs. Anderson has served as an advocate for child victims and a consulting therapist with survivors of prostitution and sexual abuse, and with perpetrators. She also spent many years using theater for prevention education and social change.
Mrs. Anderson has conducted over 2,200 training’s nationally and internationally on a range of issues surrounding child sexual abuse and prevention, the impact of pornography, and sexual harm, as well as trainings for counselors dealing with these issues.
The Coalition to End Sexual Exploitation (CESE) is focused on bringing a variety of people together to solve and end the complex social issue of sexual exploitation and its associated companion – pornography. In order to do this, it unites the efforts of like-minded organizations and leaders across the world in a loose coalition. As of September, 2014 there are 280 national, state and local organizations in the Coalition.