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This year Wellington HELP supported 973 survivors, here's how...
calls to 24/7 support line
crisis call outs
social work intervention events
counselling appointments provided
The above data is from the period 01 July 2020 to 30 June 2021.
New Zealand statistics on sexual violence
1 in 3 girls in New Zealand will encounter an unwanted sexual experience by the age of 16.
1 in 6 boys will experience sexual abuse by the age of 16.
47% of trans people have reported unwanted sexual advances from the age of 13.
1 in 2 disabled people will experience sexual harm of some kind.
1. Fanslow, JL., Robinson, EM., Crengle, S., Perese, L. (2007). Prevalence of child sexual abuse reported by a cross-sectional sample of New Zealand women.
2. Jackman, Amy. (2014). Men are victims of sexual abuse, too.
3. https://countingourselves.nz/ 4. Thursdays in Black. (2017). 2016 Students’ Survey Report. Wellington: Thursdays in Black
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