Sexual abuse of children is a major global public health and child rights issue. Prior to this study, few countries had collected data on the burden of child sexual abuse in Africa. To design effective programs to prevent child sexual abuse depends on a better understanding of perpetrators and the context of child sexual abuse.
The majority of children and teen victims know the perpetrator. Victims of sexual violence who are incarcerated are most likely to be assaulted by jail or prison staff. Sexual violence is notoriously difficult to measure, and there is no single source of data that provides a complete picture of the crime.
Beratungsstellen, Notdienste, Therapeutinnen und Therapeuten sowie weitere Fachleute, die Ihre Fragen zu sexuellem Missbrauch beantworten, finden Sie hier:. Both girls and boys can be victims of sexual violence, although the number of female victims is higher. Basically, any child and any minor can fall prey to sexual violence.
There has presumably been an increase in cases of sexual assault in Nigeria; however, accurate data on the characteristics of the survivors and perpetrators are not readily available in most cases. A total of case files from July to January were assessed for age group of survivors and gender, among others. A total of cases were analysed.
Contemporary Family Therapy. Self-centeredness has been identified as a quality of the adult male perpetrator of child sexual abuse, but little or no effort has been expended toward defining the concept clearly. In this paper, the research literature on the perpetrator and psychoanalytic writings on narcissism are reviewed for the purpose of developing a comprehensive definition of self-centeredness.
Image-based sexual abuse IBSA refers to the non-consensual creation, distribution or threatened distribution of nude or sexual images. This research examines the prevalence, nature and impacts of IBSA victimisation and perpetration in Australia. This form of abuse was found to be relatively common among respondents surveyed and to disproportionately affect Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people with a disability, homosexual and bisexual people and young people.
Content note: Below is a compilation of several different studies that work to provide information about perpetrators. Much of this data comes from studies that are outdated and contain heteronormative language, although still providing important information. SAPAC recognizes that many of these articles fail to provide inclusive information about perpetrators and survivors. It is important to question how statistics, like the ones below, can enable skewed perceptions and further misconceptions about sexual assault and harassment.
StopSO, The Specialist Treatment Organisation for the Perpetrators and Survivors of Sexual Offences, is a charity that has a ground-breaking solution to the problem of sexual abuse in the UK: to offer therapy in the community to anyone who feels at risk of committing, or who has already committed, a sexual offence of any kind. Clients come to StopSO knowing that they will be matched to a therapist who is open to working with these issues, and trained to do so. StopSO has had over 1, clients asking for help.
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