Younger People Are at the Highest Risk of Sexual Violence. Ages are the highest risk years for rape and sexual assault. 3 Those age 65 and older are 92% less likely than year olds to be a victim of rape or sexual assault, and 83% less likely than year olds. 4 Read more statistics about about child sexual abuse. The child's involvement with an adult offender should never be considered consensual or consenting. The power imbalance between the adult abuser and child victim presents a number of complexities in reporting on the crime: When the victim is the only witness to .
SUMMARY OF LAWS RELEVANT TO RAPE AND SEXUAL ASSAULT REPORTING FOR THE VICTIMIZATION OF COMPETENT ADULTS Although most states do not per se require medical personnel to make a report when they have treated a rape or sexual assault victim1 who is a competent adult,2 other state statutes may have the impact of requiring that a report be made. Laws. 1 in 5 girls and 1 in 20 boys is a victim of child sexual abuse; Self-report studies show that 20% of adult females and % of adult males recall a childhood sexual assault or sexual abuse incident; During a one-year period in the U.S., 16% of youth ages 14 to 17 had been sexually victimized;.
¾ Summary of the nation’s rape and sexual assault reporting requirements for competent adult victims ¾ List of issues that may be encountered when interpreting rape and sexual assault reporting laws ¾ State statutes relevant to rape and sexual assault reporting requirements for competent adult victims For additional information, contact. HAVOCA’s ethos believes that every single child abuse victim has the ability to survive and lead a more fulfilling life. Every Survivor has the right to become a Thriver. HAVOCA was established in to provide support and direction to any adult who has experienced child abuse.