There may be some 12M victims of sexual abuse in UK

An adviser to the British home secretary says sexual abuse in the UK constitutes a “national health epidemic.”

PressTV: Graham Wilmer, who was appointed by the home secretary, Theresa May, as an independent panel member on an historical sex abuse inquiry, says there are as many as 11.7 million victims of sex abuse in the country. The founder of the Lantern Project said his estimation was based on the “prevalence rates published by the government,” and called for better support for victims.