A comparative study of the socioeconomic factors associated with childhood sexual abuse in sub-Saharan Africa

@inproceedings{Yahaya2012ACS,
  title={A comparative study of the socioeconomic factors associated with childhood sexual abuse in sub-Saharan Africa},
  author={Ismail Yahaya and Joaquim J. F. Soares and Ant{\^o}nio Carlos Monteiro Ponce de Leon and Gl{\'o}ria Macassa},
  booktitle={The Pan African medical journal},
  year={2012}
}
BACKGROUND Childhood sexual abuse (CSA) is a problem of considerable proportion in Africa where up to one-third of adolescent girls report their first sexual experience as being forced. The impact of child hood sexual abuse resonates in all areas of health. The aim of this study was to describe the prevalence of childhood sexual abuse and variations across… CONTINUE READING