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What are the Facts? 

The risk of rape is four times higher for women ages 16 to 24, the prime dating age, than for any other population group.

  • One in four women in college today have been victims of rape, and almost 90% of them knew their assailants.
  • Most recent figures report that more than 55,000 American women were raped each month – over 1,800 per day.
  • A woman has a four times greater chance of being raped by someone she knows than by a stranger.
  • A growing number of males are reporting they’ve been raped. It is estimated that one in twelve men are victims of rape, and that one in six boys were sexually abused before the age of 14.