How can we help more men speak up?
An estimated 12,000 men are raped in the UK every year and more than 70,000 are sexually abused or assaulted. Yet hardly any of these men will tell someone; approximately 4 per cent! On average it takes 26 years for a man to speak out about sexual abuse or rape. (Survivors UK - 1)
I am one of those men and it has taken me 32 years to speak out.
12,000 Men Every Year
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