CHILD PROTECTION
Hi, the national survey on violence against children found that 1 in 4 girls and 1 in 10 boys experience sexual violence (unwanted, forced or pressurized sex or sexual touching) before 18 yrs.
6 questions polled on this topic
6% response rate
65,510 responded out of 1,079,404 polled
Sep 10. 2015
If u experienced sexual violence, would u tell someone? a)Yes b)No
Sep 10. 2015
Why not? a) Fear of getting into trouble b)Stigma c)People would not believe you d) You don’t think it is a problem e) They would think it was your fault f)No point – they could not help you g)Other
Sep 10. 2015
Who are you most likely to tell? a) Parent b) Other family member c) Friend d) Teacher e) Health worker f) Police g) Other
Sep 10. 2015
Other reasons not to report
Sep 10. 2015
Others you would tell
Sep 10. 2015
What can adults do to support children to speak out ?

POLL RESULTS

SEP 10. 2015
If u experienced sexual violence, would u tell someone? a)Yes b)No
65,510 responded out of 1,079,404 polled
Female
72%
YES
 
YES
28%
NO
 
NO

Male
72%
YES
 
YES
28%
NO
 
NO
0-14
70%
YES
 
YES
30%
NO
 
NO

15-19
68%
YES
 
YES
32%
NO
 
NO

20-24
69%
YES
 
YES
31%
NO
 
NO

25-30
74%
YES
 
YES
26%
NO
 
NO

31-34
75%
YES
 
YES
25%
NO
 
NO

35+
75%
YES
 
YES
25%
NO
 
NO
72%
YES
 
YES
28%
NO
 
NO
SEP 10. 2015
Why not? a) Fear of getting into trouble b)Stigma c)People would not believe you d) You don’t think it is a problem e) They would think it was your fault f)No point – they could not help you g)Other
9,668 responded out of 18,520 polled
Female
25%
Fear of getting into trouble
 
Fear of getting into trouble
32%
Stigma
 
Stigma
10%
People would not believe you
 
People would not believe you
5%
You don’t think it is a problem
 
You don’t think it is a problem
14%
They would think it was your fault
 
They would think it was your fault
13%
No point they could not help you
 
No point they could not help you

Male
30%
Fear of getting into trouble
 
Fear of getting into trouble
28%
Stigma
 
Stigma
10%
People would not believe you
 
People would not believe you
7%
You don’t think it is a problem
 
You don’t think it is a problem
9%
They would think it was your fault
 
They would think it was your fault
15%
No point they could not help you
 
No point they could not help you
0-14
41%
Fear of getting into trouble
 
Fear of getting into trouble
24%
Stigma
 
Stigma
10%
People would not believe you
 
People would not believe you
7%
You don’t think it is a problem
 
You don’t think it is a problem
12%
They would think it was your fault
 
They would think it was your fault
5%
No point they could not help you
 
No point they could not help you

15-19
35%
Fear of getting into trouble
 
Fear of getting into trouble
20%
Stigma
 
Stigma
13%
People would not believe you
 
People would not believe you
7%
You don’t think it is a problem
 
You don’t think it is a problem
14%
They would think it was your fault
 
They would think it was your fault
12%
No point they could not help you
 
No point they could not help you

20-24
26%
Fear of getting into trouble
 
Fear of getting into trouble
29%
Stigma
 
Stigma
10%
People would not believe you
 
People would not believe you
7%
You don’t think it is a problem
 
You don’t think it is a problem
12%
They would think it was your fault
 
They would think it was your fault
16%
No point they could not help you
 
No point they could not help you

25-30
24%
Fear of getting into trouble
 
Fear of getting into trouble
35%
Stigma
 
Stigma
9%
People would not believe you
 
People would not believe you
5%
You don’t think it is a problem
 
You don’t think it is a problem
10%
They would think it was your fault
 
They would think it was your fault
15%
No point they could not help you
 
No point they could not help you

31-34
32%
Fear of getting into trouble
 
Fear of getting into trouble
38%
Stigma
 
Stigma
7%
People would not believe you
 
People would not believe you
6%
You don’t think it is a problem
 
You don’t think it is a problem
8%
They would think it was your fault
 
They would think it was your fault
10%
No point they could not help you
 
No point they could not help you

35+
30%
Fear of getting into trouble
 
Fear of getting into trouble
35%
Stigma
 
Stigma
10%
People would not believe you
 
People would not believe you
6%
You don’t think it is a problem
 
You don’t think it is a problem
10%
They would think it was your fault
 
They would think it was your fault
8%
No point they could not help you
 
No point they could not help you
29%
Fear of getting into trouble
 
Fear of getting into trouble
30%
Stigma
 
Stigma
11%
People would not believe you
 
People would not believe you
6%
You don’t think it is a problem
 
You don’t think it is a problem
11%
They would think it was your fault
 
They would think it was your fault
14%
No point they could not help you
 
No point they could not help you
SEP 10. 2015
Who are you most likely to tell? a) Parent b) Other family member c) Friend d) Teacher e) Health worker f) Police g) Other
29,807 responded out of 46,990 polled
Female
66%
Parent
 
Parent
6%
Other Family Member
 
Other Family Member
15%
Friend
 
Friend
2%
Teacher
 
Teacher
6%
Healthworker
 
Healthworker
4%
Police
 
Police

Male
56%
Parent
 
Parent
6%
Other Family Member
 
Other Family Member
18%
Friend
 
Friend
4%
Teacher
 
Teacher
7%
Healthworker
 
Healthworker
8%
Police
 
Police
0-14
60%
Parent
 
Parent
11%
Other Family Member
 
Other Family Member
18%
Friend
 
Friend
2%
Teacher
 
Teacher
6%
Healthworker
 
Healthworker
3%
Police
 
Police

15-19
63%
Parent
 
Parent
8%
Other Family Member
 
Other Family Member
16%
Friend
 
Friend
3%
Teacher
 
Teacher
6%
Healthworker
 
Healthworker
5%
Police
 
Police

20-24
59%
Parent
 
Parent
7%
Other Family Member
 
Other Family Member
20%
Friend
 
Friend
3%
Teacher
 
Teacher
7%
Healthworker
 
Healthworker
5%
Police
 
Police

25-30
61%
Parent
 
Parent
6%
Other Family Member
 
Other Family Member
16%
Friend
 
Friend
2%
Teacher
 
Teacher
7%
Healthworker
 
Healthworker
6%
Police
 
Police

31-34
61%
Parent
 
Parent
5%
Other Family Member
 
Other Family Member
14%
Friend
 
Friend
3%
Teacher
 
Teacher
8%
Healthworker
 
Healthworker
8%
Police
 
Police

35+
63%
Parent
 
Parent
7%
Other Family Member
 
Other Family Member
11%
Friend
 
Friend
2%
Teacher
 
Teacher
8%
Healthworker
 
Healthworker
9%
Police
 
Police
61%
Parent
 
Parent
7%
Other Family Member
 
Other Family Member
16%
Friend
 
Friend
3%
Teacher
 
Teacher
7%
Healthworker
 
Healthworker
6%
Police
 
Police
SEP 10. 2015
Other reasons not to report
661 responded out of 1,038 polled
will
don
da
think
can
people
know
na
just
tell
ba
dont
saboda
reason
test
like
one
allah
free
never
sex
want
yes
kuma
dalilina
experience
fear
hiv
sexual
shine
ya
happened
help
thing
violence
believe
go
ka
person
someone
victim
eh
experienced
feel
get
nothing
shame
wannan
wil
yet
SEP 10. 2015
Others you would tell
514 responded out of 763 polled
police
parent
student
pastor
friend
family
government
husband
group
close
fiance
friends
parents
person
wife
member
education
human
one
people
right
sister
someone
yes
body
community
counselor
da
health
members
mentor
nobody
public
teacher
tell
best
boyfriend
can
confidant
dem
end
father
girls
god
iyaye
kuma
poverty
priest
social
trust
SEP 10. 2015
What can adults do to support children to speak out ?
22,016 responded out of 40,650 polled
children
friendly
close
make
will
adult
can
adults
always
speak
dem
love
advice
free
tell
child
sex
give
know
education
good
encourage
show
care
also
closer
talk
open
yes
friend
time
feel
parent
parents
relationship
help
ask
educate
try
need
friends
trust
giving
let
nd
sexual
teach
way
support
asking

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