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A survey found 1 in 6 men admit sexual feelings for children. So is paedophilia increasing?

One in six (or 15.1% of) Australian men aged over 18 recently surveyed said they had sexual feelings for a child or teen younger than 18 years.

This data was part of a study by UNSW Sydney and Jesuit Social Services.

Researchers asked 1,945 men about their attraction to children via an online recruitment process.

The researchers also found:

  • around one in ten (9.4%) Australian men has sexually offended against children
  • around half of this group (4.9%) reports sexual feelings towards children, while the others may be offending for situational or opportunistic reasons
  • of the men with…
  • A survey found 1…

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