CFS 240 Chapter 19 - Chapter 19 Sexual Victimization Abuse Reports Statistics 1995 1.3 million kids sexually assaulted 50 rape victims Child under

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Chapter 19 – Sexual Victimization 1995: 1.3 million kids sexually assaulted 50% rape victims, Child under age 18 15% rape victims, Child under age 12 500,000 Pedophiles in US Molesters abusing girls, Avg. 52 victims Molesters abusing boys, Avg. 150 200-300 stranger kidnapping Additional Abuse Statistics 33% Girls, sexually abused before 18 15% Boys, sexually abused before 18 89%: Child knows perpetrator 67% Teen pregnancy, Adult men are fathers 13% Adult females raped once 65% Before age 18 67% Sex offenders assaulted as child More Abuse Statistics 97% Sexual crimes committed by men Every 4 seconds, sexual crime in US 14% child victimizers use a weapon 50% adult victimizers use a weapon Mental/Emotional scars last a life time! An act of violence, anger, power “Rapere” (Latin) to steal, carry away Non-forcible o Statutory: intercourse below age of consent with girl
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This note was uploaded on 03/10/2012 for the course CHFS 250 taught by Professor Darnt during the Spring '08 term at University of Tennessee.

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CFS 240 Chapter 19 - Chapter 19 Sexual Victimization Abuse Reports Statistics 1995 1.3 million kids sexually assaulted 50 rape victims Child under

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