It affects almost one in four young people, but many remain reluctant to seek support.
Rachel Browne is a Social Affairs Reporter for Fairfax Media
Younger people are more likely to feel lonely than older generations, according to the results of a new Australian study.
Law firms used to get just a trickle of calls about historical child sex abuse four years ago. Now it's being described as a tsunami.
After 400 days of public hearings, the royal commission has sat for a final time, ending with the powerful stories of sexual abuse survivors.
Childhood trauma can have a lifelong effect but a royal commission has heard adequate support services are scarce.
The royal commission has heard disturbing evidence about how sexual predators infiltrate organisations and target their victims.
The vexed issue of treating children who sexually abuse their peers is under the spotlight at the royal commission.
After more than four years and 400 days of public hearings, statistics detailing the immense scale of paedophilia allegations have been released.
The Hillsong Church does not have a policy of offering financial compensation to people who have allegedly suffered child sexual abuse within the organisation, a royal commission has heard.
A Jewish leader has admitted to a royal commission he was not across the detail of his organisation's child protection principals.