Sexual Assualt/Abuse

By Melinda Harvey


~683,ooo adult american women are forcibly raped each year. That equals up to be 56,916 per month, 1,871 per day, 78 per hour, and 1.3 per minute.

~17.7 million american women have been victims of attempted or completed rape.

~1 in 33 men have experienced an attempted or completed rape in their lifetime.

~The total cost for rape are around to be $127 billion dollars a year in the United States, not counting the costs of child sexual abuse. There are about $508 dollars per man, women or child per year. The cost of every single sexual assault reported is $110,000 dollars.

Date Rape

~sexual intercourse forced on the victim by someone she know to some kind of degree. (like a boyfriend, bestfriend, etc)

~There are "date rape" drugs like rohypnol, gamma hydroxybutyrate, and ketamine.

~Forty-Two percent of women who are date raped dont tell any one at all about it.

~Twenty-seven percent of women who were raped did not realized that what happened met the legal definition of date rape and Eighty-four percent of men who were involved in a date rape did not realize that what they did met the legal difinition of date rape.

~over 50% occur in the day time.

Statutory Rape

~Sexual Intercourse or sexual act with a person between the ages of 13-15 with a person 4 or more years older than them.

~If the minor was below 16 and the defendant is 17 or younger, penalties will range from 3-15 years in prison.

~ More than half of rape and sexual assault crimes take place between 6pm and 6am.