Every 2 minutes another American is sexually assaulted.
Sexual assault, sexual abuse, rape, and campus rape statistics
have grown in our nation at an alarming rate.
Infants, toddlers, adolescents, teens, and adults are victims of sexual assault.
Together, we MUST do something NOW!
Sexual Assault & Abuse: Minors
Sexual Assault & Abuse: Adults
Campus Rape: Nationwide
Sexual Assault and College Campuses – Statistics The following statistics were compiled by the New York State Coalition Against Sexual Assault
At least 1 in 4 college women will be the victim of a sexual assault during her academic career.
At least 80% of all sexual assaults are committed by an acquaintance of the victim.
48.8% of college women who were victims of attacks that met the study’s definition of rape did not consider what happened to them rape.
More than 70% of rape victims knew their attackers, compared to about half of all violent crime victims.
On average, at least 50% of college students’ sexual assaults are associated with alcohol use
Within the study’s nationally represented sample of college students the results found that 74% of perpetrators and 55% of rape victims had been drinking alcohol prior to the assault.
In a survey of high school students, 56% of girls and 76% of boys [some of whom may be incoming college freshmen] believed forced sex was acceptable under some circumstances.