No Shame: The Importance of Parent Child Communication about Sex, Self-Confidence, and Healthy Relationships
About 1-in-10 children will be sexually abused before their 18th birthday. About 1-in-7 girls and 1-in-25 boys will be sexually abused before age 18. 44% of rapes with penetration occur to children under age 18. Victims younger than 12 account for 15% of those raped, and another 29% of rape victims are between 12 and 17.