One in five adults in England and Wales abused as children


At least 8.5m adults in England and Wales were abused as children with “hidden” cases believed to make the number of victims much higher, a new report from the Office for National Statistics (ONS) says.

One in five adults suffered abuse as a child, a new report estimates. Picture: Action for Children
One in five adults suffered abuse as a child, a new report estimates. Picture: Action for Children

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