Male victims of child sexual abuse are twice as likely to be out of work due to illness

Men who have been sexually abused in childhood are twice as likely to be out of work due to sickness and disability, a major ESRI study reveals.

It is the first research into the economic impact of abuse on the lives of adult survivors and confirms the knock-on effects for household income are "real and substantial".

 

To read full article, visit this Irish Independent link.

Filed under