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Thirty-nine percent of 7 to 12-year-old girls with a history of child sexual abuse had academic difficulties. [4,5]
Seven to 12 year-old girls with a history of child sexual abuse were 50% more likely to display cognitive ability below the 25th percentile. [4,5]
Twenty-six percent of 7 to 12 year-old girls with a history of child sexual abuse reported that their grades dropped after they were abused and 48% had below-average grades. [4,5]
A history of child sexual abuse significantly increases the chance of dropping out of school.
The Effects on Academia
Post Child Sexual Abuse
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