About 30% are sexually assaulted by the 'caregiver' community ..
90 percent of child sexual abuse victims know the perpetrator in some way; 68 percent are abused by family members.Child abuse occurs at every socioeconomic level, across ethnic and cultural lines, within all religions and at all levels of education.Most female victims of intimate partner violence were previously victimized by the same offender, including 77% of females ages 18 to 24, 76% of females ages 25 to 34, and 81% of females ages 35 to 49.[x]81% of women who experienced rape, stalking, or physical violence by an intimate partner reported significant short- or long-term impacts such as post-traumatic stress disorder symptoms and injury.[iii]An estimated 13% of women and 6% of men have experienced sexual coercion in their lifetime (i.e.unwanted sexual penetration after being pressured in a nonphysical way).In terms of violence: 3.3 million children witness domestic violence in their homes each year 1 in 5 teen girls and 1 in 10 teen boys are victims of dating violence 1 in 4 women and 1 in 9 men will experience domestic violence in their lifetime Children exposed to violence are more likely to abuse drugs and alcohol; suffer from depression, anxiety, and post-traumatic disorders; fail or have difficulty in school; and become delinquent and engage in criminal behavior Sixty percent of American children are exposed to violence, crime, or abuse in their homes, schools, and communities Almost 40 percent of American children were direct victims of 2 or more violent acts, and 1 in 10 were victims of violence 5 or more times Children are more likely to be exposed to violence and crime than adults Almost 1 in 10 American children saw one family member assault another family member, and more than 25 percent had been exposed to family violence during their life A child’s exposure to one type of violence increases the likelihood that the child will be exposed to other types of violence and exposed multiple times abuse, so we don't have accurate, objective numbers.
But based on the reports we have, it's believed that 1 in 3 or 4 girls is sexually abused, and the general consensus is that 1 in 5 to 1 in 7 boys is sexually abused.
There are many paths to recovering from child abuse, and some of them cost almost no money.
Then, too, there are benefits from getting assistance from the professional community trained to assist us.
More than three out of four are under the age of 4.
It is estimated that between 60-85 percent of child fatalities due to maltreatment are not recorded as such on death certificates.
Less than 10% are abused by people they do not know at all .. so most predators are people we know love and trust. The average age of entry for girls into prostitution is 12 to 14 years old.