(National Intimate Partner and Sexual Violence Survey 2010). Fact #11: In 2006, 78,000 children were sexually abused.
(Child Maltreatment 2006.) Because majority of cases are not reported, it is estimated that the real number could be anywhere from 260,000-650,000 a year. Fact #12: Almost two-thirds of all rapes are committed by someone who is known to the victim.
Fact #1: Over 22 million women in the United States have been raped in their lifetime.
(National Intimate Partner and Sexual Violence Survey 2010) Fact #2: 18.3% of women in the United States have survived a completed or attempted rape.
African-American women are more likely than others to report their victimization to police Lawrence A. A number of long-lasting symptoms and illnesses have been associated with sexual victimization including chronic pelvic pain; premenstrual syndrome; gastrointestinal disorders; and a variety of chronic pain disorders, including headache, back pain, and facial pain (Koss 1992).
Between 4% and 30% of rape victims contract sexually transmitted diseases as a result of the victimization (Resnick 1997).
(National Intimate Partner and Sexual Violence Survey 2010) Fact #14: Of female rape or sexual assault victims in 2010, 25 percent were assaulted by a stranger, 48 percent by friends or acquaintances, and 17 percent were intimate partners.
(National Crime Victimization Survey 2010) Fact #15: Almost 10% of high school students are victims of dating violence each year. Fact #16: According to the Youth Risk Behavior Surveillance Survey (YRBSS), a national survey of high school students, 8.0% of students had been forced to have sexual intercourse when they did not want to.
Female students (11.8%) were significantly more likely than male students (4.5%) to have been forced to have sexual intercourse.
Fact #33: About half of all rape victims are in the lowest third of income distribution; half are in the upper two-thirds. of Justice, 1994.) Fact #34 Women who resided in households that earned less than ,000 annually are four times more likely to experience violence than women in wealthier households (Browne, Salomon, & Bassuk 1999) Fact #35: An estimated 17,500 women and children are trafficked into the United States annually for sexual exploitation or forced labor. Fact #36: Offenders have been reported to be armed with a gun, knife or other weapon in 11 percent of rape or sexual assault victimizations.
(Violence against Women, Bureau of Justice Statistics, U. (Criminal Victimization, Bureau of Justice, 2010) Fact #37: Factoring in unreported rapes, about 6% of rapists will ever spend a day in jail. (Rape, Abuse and Incest National Network (RAINN) calculation based on US Department of Justice 2010 Statistics) Fact #38: Boys who witness their fathers' violence are 10 times more likely to engage in spouse abuse in later adulthood than boys from non-violent homes.