Exploring taboos: comparing male- and female-perpetrated child sexual abuse.

@article{Peter2009ExploringTC,
  title={Exploring taboos: comparing male- and female-perpetrated child sexual abuse.},
  author={Tracey Peter},
  journal={Journal of interpersonal violence},
  year={2009},
  volume={24 7},
  pages={1111-28}
}
The objective of this article is to compare male- and female-perpetrated sexual abuse in terms of victim and abuser characteristics, type of abuse, family structure, and worker information. Bivariate tests of significance were performed on the 1998 Canadian Incidence Study of Reported Child Abuse and Neglect, which included 308 male and 37 female abusers. Results show a prevalence rate of 10.7% for female-perpetrated sexual abuse. Girls were more likely to be victimized for both male- and… CONTINUE READING