It’s More Common Than You Think

In order to protect kids in your life, it’s important to know how child sexual abuse often occurs.

Almost 10% Before 18

Nearly 1 in 10 children will be sexually abused before their 18th birthday.

Almost 10% Before 18

Nearly 1 in 10 children will be sexually abused before their 18th birthday.

It's Not A Stranger in a Van

91% of victims know their abuser.

It's Not A Stranger in a Van

91% of victims know their abuser.

More Than We Know

It's estimated that only 30% of sexual assault cases are reported to authorities.

More Than We Know

It's estimated that only 30% of sexual assault cases are reported to authorities.

Children Are The Target

2/3 of all reported sex offenses nationwide are against children ages 0-17.

Children Are The Target

2/3 of all reported sex offenses nationwide are against children ages 0-17.

Boys & Girls Are Affected

1 in 6 girls and 1 in 33 boys ages 0-17 will be sexually assaulted by another young person.

Boys & Girls Are Affected

1 in 6 girls and 1 in 33 boys ages 0-17 will be sexually assaulted by another young person.

Online Abuse

1 in 7 youth internet users received unwanted sexual solicitations.

Online Abuse

1 in 7 youth internet users received unwanted sexual solicitations.

Consider this

Child sexual abuse is any interaction between a child and an adult (or a young person not on the same developmental level as the child) that is…

A. sexual, or done for sexual gratification
B. non-consensual (a child cannot consent!)
C. ALL OF THE ABOVE

Child sexual abuse can include…

A. sending or showing a pornographic image
B. assault (rape, oral sex, touching genitals)
C. genital exposure
D. ALL OF THE ABOVE

It can happen…

A. with young children
B. with adolescents
C. with girls
D. with boys
E. in black families
F. in Hispanic families
G. in white families
H. in poor neighborhoods
I. in wealthy neighborhoods
J. in religious homes
K. in homes where parents are divorced
L. in homes where the parents are married
M. WITH ALL OF THE ABOVE