Australian Crime

One in four sexual assault victims are children aged 10-14 yrs according to an Australian Bureau of Statistics report released June 3, 2010. The report “Recorded Crime – Victims, Australia, 2009 (cat. no. 4510.0).” showed a total of 18,800 sexual assaults in 2009. 84% of victims were females. 555 of kidnappings/abductions were also female. The level of sexual assaults fell 2% between 2008 and 2009. For more: http://www.abs.gov.au/AUSSTATS/abs@.nsf/mediareleasesbyReleaseDate/A19F3C10F18B5DE1CA2575CA00244A5D?OpenDocument

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POSTED 29 Jun 2010
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