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No matter what party you are affiliated with or belong to unfortunately you’ll find Child Abuse, Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault among the people who share similar political ideologies unfortunately.
Don’t Read Between The Lines- Domestic Violence
- One in 4 women will experience domestic violence in their lifetime. Between 600,000 and 6 million women are victims of domestic violence each year, and between 100,000 and 6 million men
- Battering is the single major cause of injury to women, exceeding rapes, muggings and auto accidents combined.·
- A woman is more likely to be killed by a male partner (or former partner) than any other person.
- About 4,000 women die each year due to domestic violence.
- Of the total domestic violence homicides, about 75% of the victims were killed as they attempted to leave the relationship or after the relationship had ended.
- Seventy-three percent of male abusers were abused as children.
- Thirty percent of Americans say they know a woman who has been physically abused by her husband/or wife in the past year.
- Women and Men of all races are equally vulnerable to violence by an intimate part.
- On average, a woman will leave an abusive relationship seven times before she leaves for good
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Don’t Read Between The Lines- Child Abuse
Child abuse is a pervasive and deadly problem. In 2011, over 676,000 children were determined to be victims of abuse or neglect. (Information taken from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services: Administration for Children & Families Child Maltreatment Report 2011)] Among the nearly 287,000 children served by Children’s Advocacy Centers around the country in 2012, some startling statistics include:
- 109,619 children were ages 0 to 6 years
- 103,636 children were ages 7 to 12 years
- 71,840 children were ages 13 to 18 years
- 197,902 children reported sexual abuse
- 49,155 children reported physical abuse
- 196,732 children participated in on-site forensic interviewing at a Children’s Advocacy Center
Among the over 262,000 alleged offenders investigated for instances of child abuse in 2012, some startling statistics include:
- 147,005 were 18+ years old
- 25,756 were ages 13 to 17 years
- 18,227 were under age 13 years
- 85,699 were a parent or step-parent of the victims
- 125,129 were related or known to the child victim in another way
- 22,055 were an unrelated person the Victim Knew
Don’t Read Between The Lines- Sexual Assault
Sexual violence—including child sexual abuse—crosses all ages, genders, races, ethnicities, and economic backgrounds. According to the Child Maltreatment 2011 report from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ Children’s Bureau.
- 61,472 cases of child sexual abuse were reported in the United States in 2011—9.1 percent of the total number of reported maltreatment cases that year.
- Although the amount of sexual violence is alarming, there is hope for survivors.
- Between 20% and 25% of women will experience a completed and/or attempted rape during their college career (1)
- More than half of raped college women tell no one of their victimization (1)
- 80% of sexual assault and rape victims are under the age of 30 (1)
- 44% of sexual assault and rape victims are under the age of 18 (1)
- Persons with a disability had an age-adjusted rate of rape or sexual assault that was more than twice the rate for persons without a disability (1)
- Juveniles (youth ages 17 and under) account for almost 90% of male victims in every type of sex crime (1)
- 99% of people who rape are men (1)
- In 1 in 3 sexual assaults, the perpetrator was intoxicated (1)
- Only about 2% of all sexual assault accusations reported to police turn out to be false. This is the same rate of false reporting as other types of violent crimes. (1)
- Victims were on a date with the perpetrator in 12.8% of completed rapes and 35% of attempted rapes (2)
- 43% of the sexual victimization incidents involve alcohol consumption by victims and 69% involve alcohol consumption by the perpetrators (2)
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Don’t Read Between The Lines- Have A Look Into What Happening In Our Schools
- Approximately 1 in 5 female high school students report being physically and/or sexually abused by a dating partner (3)
- College freshmen and sophomore women appear to be at greater risk of being victims of sexual assault than are upperclassmen.
- 84% of the women who reported sexually coercive experiences experienced the incident during their first four semesters on campus. (4)
- Students living in sorority houses and on-campus dormitories are 3 times and 1.4 times (respectively) more likely to be raped than students living off-campus (5)
- 38% of college-aged women who have been sexually victimized while in college had first been victims prior to entering college, making past victimization the best predictor of future victimization (6)
- At least 50% of college student sexual assaults are associated with alcohol use (7)
- Fraternity men have been identified as being more likely to perpetrate sexual assault or sexual aggression than non-fraternity men (8)
- College men who participated in aggressive sports (including football, basketball, wrestling and soccer) in high school used more sexual coercion (along with physical and psychological aggression) in their college dating relationships than men who had not. This group also scored higher on attitudinal measures thought to be associated with sexual coercion, such as sexism, acceptance of violence, hostility toward women and rape myth acceptance. (9)
- 90% of acquaintance rapes involve alcohol (10)
- 30% of the college women who said they had been raped contemplated suicide after the incident (11)
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