There have been more than 1000 individual institutions reported to the commission, with more than one in four child abusers being members of the clergy or religious orders. The Catholic church was the worst culprit, with 68 per cent of abuse claims out of all the religious instutitions reported. The commission estimated a shocking one in three girls and one in seven boys in Australia will be victims of some form of child sexual abuse in their lifetime.

May 4, 2017

There have been more than 1000 individual institutions reported to the commission, with more than one in four child abusers being members of the clergy or religious orders.

The Catholic church was the worst culprit, with 68 per cent of abuse claims out of all the religious instutitions reported.

 

The commission estimated a shocking one in three girls and one in seven boys in Australia will be victims of some form of child sexual abuse in their lifetime. (Read More here)

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