The Statistics

  • It is estimated that 1 in 4 girls and 1 in 6 boys will be victims of sexual abuse before their 18th birthday.

  • It is estimated that only 1 in 10 will ever tell someone about their abuse.

  • More than 90% of child victims are abused by someone they know and trust.

  • Almost one million reports of child abuse are confirmed each year in the U.S.
  • A National Call to Action states that the rate of child abuse is ten times the rate of cancer.

  • An estimated 39 million survivors of childhood sexual abuse exist in America today

  • For more information visit www.onewithcourage.org


To have even a single child victimized by abuse is too many! If we don't protect our children, who will? Report suspected child abuse to 1-800-252-5400 or 911.