(This information was [for the most part] borrowed from the 2013 Vermont Governor's Prevention of Domestic and Sexual Violence Taskforce report. http://governor.vermont.gov/sites/governor/files/Gov%20 Prevention%20of%20Domestic%20and%20Sexual%20Violence%20 Taskforce%20Report.pdf)
Why would an SV victim stay silent?
Knowing what you know now about SV, it's really hard to believe that a victim of SV can be silent...sometimes for years. But there are many reasons why victims (especially children) of SV may delay telling or never tell about an SV experience, whether it happened just once or on repeated occasions.
It might be hard for someone to tell because they may...