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.



Franklin County Children Services Child Abuse

24/7 HOTLINE (614) 229-7000



CHOICES for Victims of Domestic Violence (Franklin County) 

24/7 HOTLINE (614) 224-4663



National Child Abuse Hotline
24/7 Free hotline (800) 422-4453


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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