10 Astonishing Sexual Assault Facts

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  1. 44% of victims are under age 18

  2. 80% of victims are under age 30

  3. Every 107 Seconds, another American is sexually assaulted.

  4. 68% of sexual assaults are not reported to police.

  5. 98% of rapists will never spend a day in jail or prison.

  6. Approximately 4/5 of sexual assaults are committed by someone known to the victim.

  7. 47% of rapists are a friend or acquaintance.

  8. In 1993, about 9.7 million Americans were sexually assaulted.  Due to the hard work of raising awareness and ending sexual violence, in the last 20 years, this has declined to 4.2 million.  That is a great thing to see, but we still have a long way to go to end sexual violence.

  9. About 3% of American men (or 1 in 33) have experienced either attempted or completed rape in their lifetime.

  10. Every 8 minutes, child protective services responds to a report of sexual abuse.

These facts are from www.rainn.org