Not so fun Facts
9 out of every 10 rape victims are female
1 in 5 women have experienced an attempted rape
1 in 4 women will experience domestic violence in their lifetimes
Females who are 20 to 24 years of age are at the greatest risk for sexual assault, rape, or murder.
One-third of female homocide victims who are reported in police records are killed by an intimate partner
7.8 million women have been raped by an intimate partner at some point in their lives.
The cost of intimate partner violence exceeds $5.8 billion each year, $4.1 billion of which is direct medical and mental health services.
Witnessing violence between one's parents or caretakers is the strongest risk factor of transmitting violent behavior from one generation to another.
77 million women/girls are physically assaulted every year in the U.S.
While 80% of all victims are white, minorities are somewhat more likely to be attacked
67% of rape incidents occur at nighttime between 6p.m. and 6 a.m.
80% of the victims of rape and sexual assault in the workplace are women.
70% of women who defend themselves during an attack get away