Know the Facts
Nearly 3 out of every 10 girls aged 13 to 24 in Tanzania reported experiencing at least one incident of sexual violence before turning age 18.
13.4% of males reported experiencing at least one incident of sexual violence prior to the age of 18.
The most common form of sexual violence experienced by both females and males before the age of 18 was sexual touching, followed by attempted sexual intercourse.
When asked about experiences in the year preceding the survey, 14.0% of females and 5.9% of males aged 13 to 17 years reported that they had experienced at least one form of sexual violence.
Of those who had their ﬁrst sexual experience prior to age 18, nearly one-third (29.1%) of females and 17.5% of males reported that their ﬁrst sexual intercourse was unwilling, meaning that they were forced or coerced to engage in sexual intercourse.
The true character of a society is revealed in how it treats its children.
Childhelp (1.800.4ACHILD) Hotline is dedicated to the prevention of child abuse
Serving the United States, its territories, and Canada, the hotline is staffed 24 hours a day, 7 days a week providing assistance in over 170 languages. All calls are confidential. Linked page includes a list of child protective services phone numbers by state.
OHIO Franklin County Children Services Child Abuse
24/7 HOTLINE (614) 229-7000. www.franklincountyohio.gov/children_services