Alarming Statistics (which come from only reported cases)

  

Childhood sexual abuse happens every 9 minutes!


According to RAINN.org, about 93% of children who are victims of sexual abuse KNOW and TRUST their abuser!


Only 7% of children who are victims are abused by a stranger!


About 34% of children who are sexually abused are abused by family members. The YOUNGER the victim, the MORE likely it is that the abuser IS a family member.


Of those molesting a child under 6 years old, 50% were family members!


About 60% of children who are sexually abused, the perpetrator is someone the family trusts!


88% of perpetrators are male, 9% are female and 3% are unknown.


81% of incidents occur in one-on-one situations with one perpetrator and one victim.


The majority of childhood sexual abuse happens in the perpetrator or victim's home. 84% of sexual victimization of children under age 12 occurs in a residence and 71% of sexual assaults on children 12-17 are in a residence.


30-40% of sexual offenses upon children are committed by adolescents.


1 in 7 incidents involving juveniles who commit sexual offenses occur on school days between 3pm and 7pm, with a peak from 3-4pm.

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