Can My Son Charge His Offender Years After The Abuse?

by Shawna
(Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada)

I have a question that you might be able to answer for me. If a teenager was sexually molested as a child, but hasn't told anyone until they are teenagers, are they able to go to the police and charge the abuser?


I just found out my son was sexually assaulted by my ex, his stepfather, as a young child, but we don't know what to do. If the abuser can be charged, I may be able to save this from happening to my other children I have from the abuser, if they haven't already been abused.

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