The Younique Foundation
The Younique Foundation inspires hope in women who were sexually abused as children or adolescents by providing healing services through educational retreats, support groups, and online resources. They educate and empower parents and caregivers to protect children from sexual abuse through community and online resources. They advocate for open discussions about sexual abuse through community dialogue and social awareness.
Defend Innocence is a brand of The Younique Foundation, a public charity founded by Shelaine and Derek Maxfield, with a mission to eradicate child sexual abuse and its effects. At Defend Innocence, we focus on risk reduction and prevention of child sexual abuse and invite parents, caregivers, and community leaders to become involved in protecting children.