A recent study in the UK of by the National Crime Agency suggests that 1 in 35 men want child sex. If we extrapolate those figures for New Zealand based on the latest census data that means that there are 59,388 potential kiddy fiddlers running around out there.
Up to 750,000 men living in Britain may have an interest in having sex with children, the Government has been warned.
A shocking analysis by the National Crime Agency reveals that about one in 35 adult males poses a potential risk of being a child abuser or of seeking out child sex images online.
Horrifically, as many as 250,000 men may be sexually attracted to pre-pubescent children – defined as those under 12 – according to the findings disclosed exclusively to The Mail on Sunday.
Phil Gormley, the deputy director general of the National Crime Agency (NCA), said: ‘We are starting to get a real sense of the scale.’
He also warned that paedophiles are so numerous that ‘the reality is that we are all living not far away from one’.
Calling for an urgent new approach to safeguard children from potential abusers before they strike, he said: ‘If all we have is arrest and incarceration that will not help them come forward.’ Read more »