Did you know…?
- Every 2 minutes, someone in the U.S. is sexually assaulted. (Rape, Abuse and Incest National Network)
- In 2003, an estimated 19% of adult women in Arizona (363,000) have been victims of one or more completed forcible rapes1 during their lifetime (Ruggiero & Kilpatrick, 2003).
- In 2009, Arizona law enforcement agencies received 1,639 reports of forcible rape.1 Arrests of 226 people were made in connection with the crimes (Arizona Department of Public Safety, 2011).
- In 2009, 703 arrest counts2 of sexual assault3 were filed in Arizona; there were 160 convictions of sexual assault statewide (Arizona Criminal Justice Commission, 2011b).
- In 2009, among Arizona youth in 9th through 12th grades,14% of girls and 7% of boys reported ever been physically forced to have sexual intercourse when they did not want to (Arizona Department of Education, 2010).
- 80% of sexual assault victims know their attacker. They are people we know, love or trust. 1 in 7 know their attackers’ name.
- 15 of 16 rapists will never spend a day in jail. . (Rape, Abuse and Incest National Network)
Rape affects everyone–no matter their race, ethnicity, sex, gender, social class, or sexual orientation. Rape is NEVER the survivor’s fault. The only person to blame for rape is the rapist!
If you have been raped or sexually assaulted there is help!
National Sexual Assault hotline:
Arizona State University:
Counseling & Consultation (480) 965-6146 M-F 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Campus Health Service (480) 965-3346 M-F 8:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.
Active Duty military or veterans:
Military Rape Crisis Center: 617-381-4795