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Abduction Survivor Advocates for Internet Safety

At 13 years old, she was lured over the internet, then raped and tortured on a live stream video feed. Now 31, Alicia "Kozak" Kozakiewicz advocates for internet safety in the hopes of saving others from what happened to her.

Abduction survivor is now standing up for other victims

Alicia Kozakiewicz was 13 on New Year's Day in 2002 when the unthinkable happened. Now, at 31, she’s sounding the alarm towards activism about internet safety /abduction /sexual abuse to help fight for your rights. Kozakiewicz had been chatting with her attacker for months before meeting him in real life. Held captive in his basement, Alicia was chained by the neck, tortured and raped over four days.

Her abuse was live streamed, which led the FBI to storm in with law justice vigor to her captor’s home and set her free. She had PTSD and memory loss after her kidnapping, but soon turned her trauma into action. “And all these officers and agents rushed in, cut the chain from around my neck, set me free, and gave me a second chance at life.”

In 2003, a year after her abduction, she launched The Alicia Project, an advocacy group to raise awareness about online predators, abduction, and child sexual exploitation. In 2007, she addressed Congress about the importance of internet safety for children.

Support the children. Save us from pedophiles, the monsters. The boogy man is real and he lives on the net. He lived in my computer and he lives in yours. While you’re sitting here, he’s at home with your children.

This led to the passing of “Alicia’s law,” which provides revenue source for child rescue efforts. In February 2019, Kozakiewicz’s attacker was released on probation and placed 4 miles away from her childhood home. She filed a motion asking the judge to relocate her attacker.

1 in 4 girls and 1 in 6 boys will be sexually abused before they turn 18, according to the National Sexual Violence Resource Center.

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05/22/2019 10:22 AM
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  • Cheryl F.
    a day

    🙏🏼

  • Judith R.
    a day

    . Please share with your sister.

  • Judith R.
    a day

    . . . .

  • Judith R.
    a day

    Please spread the word to ALL OUR YOUNG PEOPLE TO WATCH THIS VIDEO PLEASE. . PLEASE SHARE . . . . . . PLEASE SHARE WITH YOUR SISTERS AND EVERY ONE YOU KNOW. . - PLEASE PASS TO ALL YOUNG PEOPLE

  • Gardrid G.
    a day

    lagi nakababad sa pc, laptop

  • Margarita M.
    a day

    Dude, most of people in the congress are pedophiles....

  • Kevzet K.
    a day

    I wanna commit suicide its haunting me

  • JaJa A.
    2 days

    Aren't men suppose to protect women?

  • Salima A.
    2 days

    wow

  • Jamielyn K.
    2 days

    panuorin mong mabuti ito.

  • Jamielyn K.
    2 days

    Ate this is what we are preventing the nephews and nieces from. They just dont get it. They think we are just being paranoid.

  • Serene T.
    2 days

    You are a powerful woman! Most predators unfortunately are close to home!

  • Deryck E.
    2 days

    Heartbreaking

  • Patrick d.
    2 days

    ,Heartbreaking. You're so brave! I think all about victims from abducting, sexual abuse, captured and being murdered by monsters, whether it's your neighbour or terrorist :'(. I hope you speak for all of them those poor young people, whether they survive or been murdered, and also not only for children under 18, but also for (young) adults. My last toughts of all people are Maren Euland and Louisa Jespersen as well :'(. For the 1000st time i've cried so bad and sometimes i still do. I hate all those monsters who rape and/or murder. They are not only monsters indeed, also pedosexuals and murderers 😡. It's so hard to take love over anger. We must fight with love, but how? It's so hard :'(. I can not forgive any monster. I even knew someone personally in the past which her aunt was also captured, sexual abused and strangled. She was burried in his backyard for 3 months and that monster was acting like he was part of the seeking one. But in the end this monster was hidden the truth :(. Such monsters always been released in many country's, or trial leave. I really can not believe this. Stay strong, i wonder you.

  • Tammy V.
    2 days

    I want to help in future

  • Reem T.
    2 days

    watch this

  • Naomi H.
    2 days

    !!!!!!

  • Lucas M.
    2 days

    White kids roam the internet with no supervision and black kids roam the streets seen it from both sides we gotta do better everyone is suspect

  • Simona A.
    2 days

    Good u deserve...all u Americans have sex at 13 years

  • Jessica C.
    3 days

    Who goes off with some guy off the internet! Where in the world were her parents? I grew up with dial up and my parents still monitored my time on the internet. And I was told as a very young child never to go off with strangers!!