The Child Victims Act provides survivors a one-time "lookback" window to file civil actions where the statute of limitations has already passed. This means no matter how long ago you were sexually abuse, you can bring a claim.
How Prevalent is Sexual Violence in the United States
“Sexual violence is an affront to human dignity and a crime no matter where it occurs. While rape and sexual assault affect all communities, those at the greatest risk are children, teens, and young women.”(1)
One in 4 girls and 1 in 7 boys will be sexually abused before they reach the age of 18 and the sexual abuse is often perpetrated by someone a child knows. In fact, over 90% of child sexual abuse occurs with someone a child has an established and trusting relationship,...