The town that backed a child sex abuser

It is common for friends and families – and even organisatons – to disbelieve children who say they have been sexually abused (even though it is extremely rare for children to make up abuse allegations) and instead back abusers.

This mother did not allow adversity to stop her from doing what was right for her son. Survivors of sexual abuse and their families often endure many challenges: often without support from friends and the community.