There can be unique challenges when a child is sexually abused by another family member, especially a member within the close or immediate family. Since more than half of all victims of sexual abuse are abused by a parent or relative this is a real issue that families may face. This can be difficult for both the victim of the abuse as well the child’s non-offending caregivers. Here are some challenges that both victims and caregivers may struggle with when sexual abuse has occurred within the family.
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By the time you finish reading this, 15 children will have been abused; In the next five minutes, 30 more; Within the next hour, 360 more; And by tonight, close to 8,000+ children will have suffered from abuse, 5 of which will die. Child abuse has increased 134% since 1980 and is now considered a worldwide epidemic. The high jump in child abuse deaths and the shocking increase in statistics highlights the frightening lack of public knowledge.
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