The reports below highlight that stereotypes and stigma can be barriers to identifying sexual abuse.
White social worker told abused child ‘this is not sexual abuse, this is your culture’
While this June 2020 report is based on England and Wales there is learning for Scotland. Through interviews with survivors the authors identify that stereotypes and stigma have been barriers to the identification of sexual abuse.
Sexual Abuse and Rape
Child Abuse Prevention
What are the effects on men who are victims of sexual assault?