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ABS (2005) showed that 12% of women and 4.5% of men reported being sexually abused before 15 years of age.

International estimates for women vary from 7-34% for women and 3-29% for men. Estimates in Australia suggest that 4-8% of males and 7-12% of females experience penetrative abuse while 12-16% of males and 23-36% of females experience non-penetrative abuse.

Child sexual abuse refers to a wide variety of behaviours.

Moreover the Queensland and Federal governments failed to establish a broader inquiry as the Archbishop had requested - and there are plausible (though unproven) grounds for suspecting that the involvement in child sexual abuse of some officials might constrain the latter's willingness to allow the broader issue to be investigated.

Elaboration: The enthusiasm of official agencies for a general inquiry into child sexual abuse could be expected to be limited, if there is a significant basis in fact to rumours about paedophile networks in political and legal systems, as well as in official agencies dealing with children.

It is noted that: The Anglican Church's inquiry generated a 'witch-hunt' that led to risks to Australia's system of government related to politicizing the Governor General's role - as either an ally or opponent of democratically elected governments.

In 2012 the resistance of governments to confronting the reported widespread incidence of child sexual abuse in the general community again became apparent (see CPDS Comments on the Background to Sexual Abuse The Problem of Sexual Abuse There is nothing new about child sex abuse, or about political commitments to address it [1].

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