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... Show More
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.