FACT - The most common ages of children at the time of sexual abuse are between 8 and 12 years. Of rape victims, 15% are younger than 12 years old. The median age for reporting sexual abuse is 9.9 for boys and 9.6 for girls. Unfortunately, being sexually abused at this young age often leads to revictimization in teenage and adult years.
FACT - More than 90% of all sexual abuse victims know their perpetrator. Almost 50% of the offenders are household members and 38% are already acquaintances of the victims.
Only 10% of child molesters molest children they don’t know.
FACT - Only about 38% of child victims disclose the fact that they have been sexually abused. Some never disclose.
FACT - Nearly 70% of all reported sexual assaults (including assaults on adults) occur to children ages 17 and under.
Katrina Robinson Lee, RN BSN
The time comes when you must stop surviving and start thriving. Harboring child sexual abuse suffocated me. Once I told, it was as if I was born again , taking my first breath in freedom.
mission & vision
We work relentlessly to educate, advocate and heal survivors of child molestation .
We support legal efforts to revise child sexual abuse laws locally and nationally.
Education empowers to heal the wounds of abuse as well as prevent future victims of child sexual abuse.