Preventing and Addressing Sexual Violence Against Children: Local Solutions for Ohio
Presented by: Debra Seltzer, Sexual Assault & Domestic Violence Prevention Program, Bureau of Health Promotion and Risk Reduction, Ohio
Presented at: 3rd International CRE Summit
Date of Session: March 27, 2010
Session Description: Sexual abuse statistics vary between countries and reports, but are consistently alarming: One country’s research indicates that up to 36% of girls and 29% of boys have suffered child sexual abuse; another study reveals up to 46% of girls and 20% of boys have experienced sexual coercion (The 57th session of the UN Commission on Human Rights). In this portion of a panel presention lead by Jimmie Briggs, Debra Seltzer explains the approach to prevention and intervention taken by the Sexual Assault and Domestic Violence Prevention Program, Bureau of Health Promotion and Risk Reduction, Ohio Department of Health.