October 22, 2019
Victims of child sex abuse are often told by the authority figures they confide in that their allegations could “ruin the perpetrators life”, an analysis of over 3,200 cases found.
More than 4,000 survivors of child sexual abuse have shared their experiences of abuse with the Truth Project in England and Wales. Of these, 3,265 personal accounts have been analysed by the Independent Inquiry into Child Sexual Abuse (IICSA).
According to a report published on Tuesday, IICSA found most victims were sexually abused by age 11 (79