Sexual Assault Statistics
- 1 out of every 6 American women has been the victim of an attempted or completed rape.
- 9 of every 10 rape victims are female
- 1 in 33 American men have experienced an attempted or completed rape.
- 15% of sexual assault and rape victims are under age12
- Girls ages 16-19 are 4 times more likely than the general population to be victims of rape, attempted rape, or sexual assault.
- 7% of girls in grades 5-8 and 12% of girls in grades 9-12 said they had been sexually abused.
- 3% of boys grades 5-8 and 5% of boys in grades 9-12 said they had been sexually abused.
Effects of Rape
- 3 times more likely to suffer from depression.
- 6 times more likely to suffer from post-traumatic stress disorder.
- 13 times more likely to abuse alcohol.
- 26 times more likely to abuse drugs.
- 4 times more likely to contemplate suicide.
What is Rape and did it happen to Me?
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