Support chat room for partners of sexual abusers
There may be other reasons why a child stays silent and doesn't tell.
Very young or disabled children may lack the words or means of communication to let people know what is going on.
The facts and statistics provided below are selections from studies and provide factual information based on the research team’s findings.
Many are good at making 'friends' with children and those who are close to them.These help people understand and control their behaviour, reducing risk to children and building a safer society.Knowing about the possibility of treatment for abusers helps children and families too. How is the grooming of children different on the internet? Back To Top MOSAC (Mothers of Sexually Abused Children) is a voluntary organisation supporting all non-abusing parents and carers whose children have been sexually abused.
People who look at this material need help to prevent their behaviour from becoming even more serious.Knowing why people sexually abuse children does not excuse their behaviour, but it may help us understand what is happening.