One in Five

Statistics show a third of all sex crimes in UK
are committed against children

04.04.12 - The UK's National Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children (NSPCC) obtained figures for the number of children suffering sexual abuse in 2011 showing that a third of all sex crimes in the UK are committed against children.

Some 23,000 children were attacked; a figure that averages out at 60 attacks per day, or an attack every twenty minutes.

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