Sexual Violence Statistics
Most sexual assaults occur by someone known to the victim.
According to the Rape and Incest National Network:
- Every 73 seconds an American is sexually assaulted
- Over 17 million women in America are victims of an attempted or completed rape
- Ages 12-34 are the highest risk years for rape and sexual assault
- Sexual violence knows no boundaries. Survivors are male, female, young, old, gay, straight, from all ethnicities and socioeconomic levels
- Sexual violence is NEVER the fault of the victim