In the last Financial Year ended 30 June 2019, Wellington HELP provided support to over 700 survivors of sexual violence. The following statistics provide a snapshot of how our wrap-around service supports the Wellington region community.
clients used HELP's services
calls to 24/7 support line
crisis call outs
social work intervention events
average number of engagements per client
New Zealand statistics on sexual violence
1 in 3 girls in New Zealand will encounter an unwanted sexual experience before the age of 16.
1 in 6 boys will experience sexual abuse by the age of 16.
1 in 2, 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.