Sexual Assault Incidence
Facts about sexual assault:
- Over 300,000 women in the US are sexually assaulted each year.
- About 1 out of 6 women is sexually assaulted during her lifetime.
- Over 90,000 men in the US are sexually assaulted each year.
- About 1 out of 33 men is sexually assaulted during his lifetime.
- About 80% of sexual assault victims do not call the police after a rape.
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