Sexual Abuse Experiences of Runaway Youth, 2001-2002

The Sexual Abuse Experiences of Runaway Youth project responded to a legislative requirement to conduct a study to address the extent to which sexual abuse existed in runaway youths, and provide information about the perpetrators of any such abuse. The project reviewed available literature and conducts secondary analyses to examine the sexual abuse experiences of runaway youth, particularly experiences that occur prior to the youths' leaving home.

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