And when they do a mere allegation of sexual interference can destroy your reputation. Even if you are completely innocent of the charges, even if the child later changes their story, the damage is already done.
When children make up allegations of sexual interference, all reason goes out the window. Society turns your presumption of innocence into a presumption of guilt. You may be suspended or terminated from work, isolated from your family and ostracized from society, even before you have your day in court.