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#SAAM: Men, Women, and Children Are All Affected by Sexual Violence

Men, Women, and Children Are All Affected by Sexual Violence

  • Every 98 seconds another American is sexually assaulted.1

  • 1 out of every 6 American women has been the victim of an attempted or completed rape in her lifetime (14.8% completed, 2.8% attempted).4

  • About 3% of American men—or 1 in 33—have experienced an attempted or completed rape in their lifetime.4

  • From 2009-2013, Child Protective Services agencies substantiated, or found strong evidence to indicate that, 63,000 children a year were victims of sexual abuse.5

  • A majority of child victims are 12-17. Of victims under the age of 18: 34% of victims of sexual assault and rape are under age 12, and 66% of victims of sexual assault and rape are age 12-17.6

Resource: https://www.rainn.org/statistics/scope-problem