The more people are informed about child sexual abuse, the fewer victims there will be.
Did you know that...
1 OUT OF 3 GIRLS AND 1 OUT OF 5 BOYS WILL BE SEXUALLY ABUSED BEFORE THEY REACH AGE 18
SEXUAL ABUSE STARTS BEFORE 11 FOR 1 VICTIM IN 2 AND BEFORE 6 FOR 1 VICTIM IN 5
IN MORE THAN 90% OF CASES THE PERPETRATOR IS A RELATIVE, 1 CHILD IN 2 IS ABUSED BY A FAMILY MEMBER
1 PERPETRATOR ON 4 IS UNDER 18
It is time to raise awareness!
CHILD PORNOGRAPHY IS A FORM OF CHILD SEXUAL EXPLOITATION
1 VICTIM IN 2 ABUSED DURING CHILDHOOD TRIES TO COMMIT SUICIDE
HAVING BEEN SUBJECTED TO VIOLENCE IN CHILDHOOD CAN RESULT IN THE LOSS OF UP TO 20 YEARS OF LIFE EXPECTANCY IF SEVERAL TYPES OF VIOLENCE ARE COMBINED
WORLDWIDE, 1 IN 10 GIRLS UNDER THE AGE OF 18 HAS BEEN RAPED, AMOUNTING TO 120 MILLION
Sources of statistics: The Advocacy Center, Darkness to light, Mémoire traumatique et victimologie, Interpol, UNICEF.
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