Utah’s Child Sex Abuse Problem

UtahStatistics show that Utah now has the highest rate of child sex abuse in country. Of the 6,900 cases reported in 2014, 27% involved sexual abuse.

These statistics were revealed during a conference on child abuse and child sexual abuse.

“The abuse is not only terrible while it’s going on, it’s not only horrible in itself, but afterwards, it makes them susceptible to further victimization,” said Utah’s Attorney General Sean Reyes, who addressed the conference.

Of course, statistics concerning child sex abuse are notoriously inaccurate, because the majority of such crimes remain unreported

Dumas and Vaughn Attorneys at Law has law offices in Portland, Oregon and serves clients in Oregon, Washington, Idaho, and other states.

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