Bikers Against Child Abuse

Earlier today I stumbled across an article about Bikers Against Child Abuse that appeared last summer in the Arizona Republic:

These tough bikers have a soft spot: aiding child-abuse victims. Anytime, anywhere, for as long as it takes the child to feel safe, these leather-clad guardians will stand tall and strong against the dark, and the fear, and those who seek to harm…

Read more: http://www.azcentral.com/news/azliving/articles/2012/07/13/20120713bikers-against-child-abuse-make-abuse-victims-feel-safe.html?page=1&nclick_check=1

It’s a fantastic and very moving article that details the difference these bikers make to the lives of abused children. With so many terrible stories in the press and many more that go unreported or unnoticed, it is so heart-warming to know that an organisation like this exists.

Abusers seek to keep their victims isolated and afraid, instilling fear that can last for many decades after the abuse has ended. The bikers’ presence shifts that dynamic, empowering the kids in the process.

The organisation has chapters in the US, Australia, Italy, the Netherlands, Belgium, Canada and France. You can make donations via their website –

http://bacaworld.org/