Sexual Assault Intervention and Prevention
Serving Butte, Glenn, and Tehama Counties

    

ARE SEXUAL ASSAULT AND ABUSE REALLY HAPPENING?

YES, THEY ARE. CONSIDER THE FACTS.

  • One in three women will be sexually assaulted in her lifetime.
  • One in three girls and one in five boys will be sexually assaulted by age 18. Nearly 85% will be abused by someone known to them.
  • It is estimated that only 20% of all sexual exploitation cases involving the handicapped are reported to any agency.
  • Every minute 1.3 reported rapes occur in the United States.
  • In 50% of the families where physical violence occurs, the children are also abused.
  • On the average, rapists sexually assault 50 times before they are caught.