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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




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