I heard a disturbing "fact" on a TV add that 1/2 teen & preteen girls get molested or sexually abused in Canada. personally I can't believe that. it disgusts me to think that sort of thing is common place in Canada and I want to get some "real facts"
PS: if it's that high for girls does that mean boys are that high too?
boys do get sexually molested but people talk about it even less than when it happens to girls because most people think "who would want to" which is messed up.
I know this question is personal so you can answer anonymously, I want to know where people are from and if they or anyone they know have been abused or molested in any way because I think and hope the commercial is "fake" and it outrages me to think they could get away with a "statistic" like that.
1 in 10 coming to the attention of police.steady decline in offences coming to the attention of law enforcement which I think is quite sad.
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One time on yonge street a guy asked me for help with a map then groped me when I looked at the map. I just walked away. Technically that's considered sexual assault under Canadian law.
Under the strictest definition of sexual assault I imagine more then 1/2 of girls have been sexually assaulted.
this isn't to minimize being groped or to downplay the many kids who have suffered much more serious abuse often on an ongoing basis.
I just don't know how to interpret statistics like the one given without knowing what they mean.2