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Child sex abuse victims often silent
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It is estimated 1-in-4 girls and 1-in-6 boys will be sexually assaulted before age 18. Yet, only 1-in-10 of these victims will disclose his or her abuse.It has been several months since the charges of child sexual abuse against former Penn State football coach Jerry Sandusky stunned and changed the lives of so many forever. While there were many shocking aspects of this case, there is none greater than how many people apparently stood silent after being told a child had been sexually abused.With this in mind, it is easy to see why 90 percent of victims of child sexual abuse choose not to come forward.

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