- In Colorado 1 in 4 women will experience sexual assault in their lifetime.
- In Colorado, 1 in 17 men will experience sexual assault in their lifetime.
- In the United States, approximately 1,900 women are sexually assaulted every dayIt is estimated that under 10% of sexual assaults are actually reported to police.
- 73% of sexual assault survivors know their attackers
- 38% of rapists are a friend or acquaintance
- 28% are an intimate
- 7% are a relative
Effects of Sexual Assault
3 times more likely to suffer from depressionVictims of sexual assault are:
- 6 times more likely to suffer from post-traumatic stress disorder
- 13 times more likely to abuse alcohol
- 26 times more likely to abuse drugs
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