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A study of sexual abuse in an Asian community.
  1. N E Moghal,
  2. I K Nota,
  3. C J Hobbs
  1. Academic Unit of Paediatrics, St James's University Hospital, Leeds.


    Sexual abuse in Asian ethnic minority populations in the UK has not previously been investigated. There remain professionals as well as lay people who deny its existence on the basis of assumptions about culture and religion. This retrospective study highlights the existence and difference in the incidence, pattern of presentation, and management in cases of Asian sexual abuse compared with that reported on the indigenous population.

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