Country Saint Kitts and Nevis
Year 1981 - 1998
Type of Measure Administrative data > Police
Form of Violence Sexual violence

Brief Description


According to administrative data from the police department, more female children are victims of sexual abuse than male children (70% and 30% respectively). The incidence of rape and indecent assualt reported to police have nearly doubled between 1981 and 1998, with 21 reported cases in 1981 and 39 reported  cases in 1998.

Source of Information

CEDAW/C/KNA/1-4, para 77 & 79