The Facts

It is important to know the truth about child abuse.


  • 90% of child abuse incidents are NEVER REPORTED!

  • 90% of child abuse victims know their abuser – it is not typically a stranger.

  • Nearly 70% of all reported sexual assaults (including assaults on adults) occur to children ages 17 and under.

  • 81% of sexual abuse incidents for all ages occur in one-perpetrator/one-child circumstances.

  • 84% of sexual victimization of children under age 12 occurs in a residence.


Something to consider: