Someone is sexually assaulted every two minutes in the U.S.
1 out of every 6 American women has been the victim of an attempted or completed rape in her lifetime.
About 3% of American men — or 1 in 33 — have experienced an attempted or completed rape in their lifetime.
Girls ages 16 to 19 are four times more likely than the general population to be victims of rape, attempted rape, or sexual assault.
In a single year, more than 300,000 women and almost 93,000 men are estimated to have been raped in the U.S.
Victims of sexual assault are: three times more likely to suffer from depression; six times more likely to suffer from post-traumatic stress disorder; 13 times more likely to abuse alcohol; 26 times more likely to abuse drugs; and four times more likely to contemplate suicide.
60% of sexual assaults are not reported to law enforcement.
97% of rapists will never spend a day in jail.
About 2 out of 3 assaults are committed by someone the victim knows.
Rape results in about 32,000 pregnancies each year.
Among female victims of partner violence who filed a protective order, 68% reported they were raped by their intimate partner and 20% reported a rape-related pregnancy.
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