FACTS ON VIOLENCE

The Issue

  • 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.



 

AVAILABE RESOURCES FOR YOU

Franklin County Children Services Child Abuse

24/7 HOTLINE (614) 229-7000

www.franklincountyohio.gov/children_services

 

CHOICES for Victims of Domestic Violence (Franklin County) 

24/7 HOTLINE (614) 224-4663

www.choicescolumbus.org

 

National Child Abuse Hotline
24/7 Free hotline (800) 422-4453
www.childhelp.org/pages/hotline-home

 

Public Children Services Association of Ohio. Franklin County office
(614) 224-5802 (8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m. M-F)
(855) 642-4453 (24/7 HOTLINE)

For your local directory of child protective services agencies in Ohio, click here

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