And, although most sex abusers are men, about 10 per cent may be women.
It wants to develop medical- and forensic-examination centres in Cork, Dublin and Galway, as well as regional victim assessment and therapy centres.
He told me that if I ever told anyone we would both go to prison.
I have realised that the only way through is acceptance and forgiveness.
When you stand back and look at Ireland objectively, it isn't anywhere near as bad as you might think.
We need to create stabler and healthier homes and work on better mental-health awareness and sex education.