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How does the child sexual abuse and human trafficking really work

By Anuj Cariappa
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New Delhi, May 13: The shadowy in which children are kidnapped and subject to sexual abuse has become common.

Statistics on child sexual abuse are never exact. Less than 40% of victims report being abused when children. The average time before disclosure, according to Australia's Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to c, is about 20 years for women and 25 years for men.

How does the child sexual abuse and human trafficking really work

Some never disclose says a report by https://theconversation.com/want-to-save-the-children-how-child-sexual-abuse-and-human-trafficking-really-work-153288.

Less than 40 per cent of the victims report about being abused. Australia's Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse says that the av erage time before disclosure is about 20 years for women and 25 years men, while some never disclose.

Most typically the abuser is an adult known and trusted by the child and their parents. Then by a non-biological relative or in-law. In fewer than 15% of cases is the perpetrator a stranger, the report by https://theconversation.com/want-to-save-the-children-how-child-sexual-abuse-and-human-trafficking-really-work-153288 also says.

A study conducted in 2000 by US Bureau of Justice Statistics found 7.5% of all known female victims under the age of 17, and 5% of male victims, were abused by a stranger. The Australian Bureau of Statistics found that strangers accounted for 11.5% of sexual abuse of girls under the age of 16, and 15% of boys.

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