One in 10 Malaysian children are sexually abused, usually by those they trust


By being more aware about child sexual abuse and not blaming victims who come forward, we can protect children from sexual violence.

One in 10 children in Malaysia – about 750,000 – are sexually abused, according to community studies.

In 95% of the cases, their sexual abusers are people known to them. Mostly, the abusers are their fathers or stepfathers.

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