WASHINGTON (WUSA9) -According to reports, more than 1 our of 4 girls and 1 out of 6 boys are sexually abused in the U.S. by 18 years old.

His name is a household word among Redskins fans in our area, but Mark Moseley isn't here to talk about football. The Superbowl XVII champ joined JC Hayward on Thursday with CEO Dr. Pamela Pine to end child sex abuse in the U.S. and around the world with local non-profit, Stop the Silence: Stop Child Sex Abuse.

Stop the Silence is a non-profit dedicated to improving society's response to end child sexual abuse, and helping survivors heal worldwide.

You can be apart of the global campaign to End Child Sex Abuse by taking part in Stop The Violence's annual 8K race event off of Freedom Plaza on April 14. Click here for more information.

If you can't make it to the race, but you want to help the organization thrive, you can easily make a $10 tax deductible donation to Stop the Silence by texting GIVE 3583 to 80088.

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