Statistics

In the last Financial Year ending 30 June 2020, Wellington HELP provided support to 800 survivors of sexual violence. The following statistics provide a snapshot of how our wrap-around service supports the Wellington region community.

799

clients used HELP's services

409

calls to 24/7 support line

204

crisis call outs

2692

social work intervention events

4210

counselling appointments provided

New Zealand statistics on sexual violence

1 in 3 girls in New Zealand will encounter an unwanted sexual experience by the age of 16.

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1 in 6 boys will experience sexual abuse by the age of 16.

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47% of trans people have reported unwanted sexual advances from the age of 13.

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1 in 2 disabled people will experience sexual harm of some kind.

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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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