1/3 South African boys likely to be sexually abused

China Plus Published: 2019-12-03 11:22:58
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One in three boys is likely to be sexually abused before the age of 18, according to a University of Cape Town study into sexual victimisation in South Africa.

[Photo: AFP]

[Photo: AFP]

Gender rights groups say there is still a culture of silence in most communities. Boys are as vulnerable as girls.
As the country marks 16 Days of no Violence Against Women and Children, there are renewed calls for the focus to include the boy child.

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