Never mind the fact that they might have tried to tell someone and got shut down.
Never mind the fact that they might have told someone who didn’t believe them
Never mind the fact that telling someone is going to create a massive conflict within their own family.
Never mind the fact that it’s extremely unlikely that any sort of conviction will occur if they tell the police.
Never mind the fact that they will now, and maybe forever, be seen as damaged goods by a large segment of society.
Never mind that no matter how heinous the crime, they’ll have to answer question after question about what they did to provoke it.