Sexual Assault

The risk of sexual abuse is 7 times greater for girls whose fathers batter their mothers




Facts & Statistics




Fact: 84% of sexual assaults are committed by someone the victim knows.


Fact: 29% of sexual assaults are committed by an intimate partner.


Fact: Women ages 15-24 incur the highest rate of sexual assault.


Fact: Sexual assaults victims range in age from a few days to over 100.


Fact: Worldwide, at least 1 in 3 women has been beaten, coerced into sex, or otherwise abused in her lifetime.


Fact: Sexual assault is NOT about sex. It is about power and control. Most assailants have willing sexual partners.



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