How young are the sexual Offenders against children?

October 11, 2013 at 4:06 PM

Research in Ireland shows that under 18 year olds make up 40% of child sexual abuse offenders. Other findings were reported in 'a groundbreaking report from the Rape Crisis Network of Ireland (RCNI).

'The Hearing Child Survivors of Sexual Violence report' for the first time brings together data on all minors attending 17 frontline services across the State.

Interviews of 4 to 17 year olds paint the picture of 'the likelihood of experiencing rape rather than sexual assault increased with the age at which the survivor first experienced the abuse,”.

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