Child sexual abuse

Used for:

  • Child molesting
  • Molesting of children
  • Sexual abuse of children
  • Sexual child abuse
Journal article
15 April 2017

Although prevalence studies show girls are more frequently sexually abused than boys, a significant proportion of boys also experience child sexual abuse (CSA). We conducted a 20 year longitudinal...

Report
20 February 2017

This Royal Commission report outlines the findings from a comprehensive survey of Catholic Church authorities in Australia, to gather data about the extent of claims of child sexual abuse made...

Report
5 January 2017

Examines data relating to a sample of offenders convicted of online child sexual exploitation offences under Australian Commonwealth law.

Journal article
1 January 2017

This review found that there is reasonable evidence to support the idea that Multi-Disciplinary teams are effective in improving criminal justice and mental health responses compared to standard...

Briefing paper
12 December 2016

Presents key findings from an online survey of children and young people aged 10-18 which explored their perceptions of interpersonal safety in institutions. This release explores children and...

Briefing paper
12 December 2016

Presents key findings from an online survey of children and young people aged 10-18 which explored their perceptions of interpersonal safety in institutions. This release focuses on what children...

Report
1 December 2016

This report analyses the role that organisational culture plays in child sexual abuse in institutional contexts. It specifically considers how organisational culture can affect the perpetration...

Discussion paper
7 November 2016

This commissioned discussion paper set out to provide a reasoned analysis of the historical, social and policy context surrounding children with disability and to examine the evidence about...

Discussion paper
3 November 2016

This Royal Commission discussion paper examines the evidence, principles and application of trauma-informed care in Australian systems and services.