- 1 out of every 6 American women have been victims of an attempted or completed rape
- 17.7 MILLION American women have been victims of an attempted or completed rape
- About 3 % of American men have experienced an attempted or completed rape
- 15% of sexual assault and rape victims are under the age of 12
- 29% of these children are between the ages of 12 and 17
- Girls between the ages of 16 and 19 are more likely to be victims of rape,attempted rape, or sexual assault
- 7% of girls are in grades 5-8
- 93% of the juvenile victims population knew their attacker
THE UNFORTUNATE REALITY IS THAT EVERY 2 MINUTES SOMEONE IN THE U.S. IS SEXUALLY ASSAULTED.
In these crimes, about 60% of rapes and other sexual assaults are never reported. So 15 out of 16 rapists will never serve one day in jail. Fear is the number one cause why victims will never report.They're afraid their attacker will come back and hurt them or someone in their families. Support for victims in these difficult times are extremely important.
If you or anyone you know have been victims of any forms of sexual assault then you can call
BECAUSE NO ONE SHOULD SUFFER IN SILENCE!
BERKELEY COLLEGE NEWARK CAMPUS WILL BE HAVING THE SCREAM THEATER ON CAMPUS! SCREAM Theater is a peer educational, interactive theater program that educates groups and initiates dialogue about issues of interpersonal
violence including sexual assault, dating violence, same-sex violence,
stalking, bullying, and peer harassment. Skits are performed by
undergraduate students from Rutgers University. IT WILL BE ON TUESDAY,APRIL 26,2011 AT 12 PM IN ROOM 300.