One year’s losses for child sexual abuse in US top $9 billion, new study suggests

One year’s losses for child sexual abuse in US top $9 billion, new study suggests

A new study found that the annual economic impact of child sexual abuse in the US is far-reaching and costly: In 2015, the total economic burden was approximately $9.3 billion and includes costs associated with health care, child welfare, special education, violence and crime, suicide and survivor productivity losses.