It is estimated 85k woman are raped in England and Wales each year*
1 in 5 women aged 16 - 59 has experienced a form of sexual violence since age 16*
Over 40k woman are sexually assaulted each year*
The above figures are shocking enough, however in reality rape and sexual assault happen far more often than statistics suggest. Rape is often not reported, partly as women wrongly blame themselves.
Research suggests 1 in 6 males have experienced abusive sexual experiences before the age of 18*.
If you are a male childhood survivor of childhood sexual abuse this website will help you to understand the impact of past abuse on your life today.
Axis provides a specialist service for children and young people aged 11-18. We recognise the difficulty for some children and young people who find it difficult to put into words the discomfort of the trauma that they have suffered. Our specially selected counsellors have experience in working with young people.
Families, partners, loved ones, parents and carers all have an important role in helping the survivor recover but they too have become indirect victims of the abuse. Axis link will not only give you some insight and understanding but also some tools to better cope with the situation.