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Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month

Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month

April is Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month, and every 92 seconds, an American is sexually assaulted.

Sexual Assault Awareness

 

8 out of every 10 rapes are committed by someone the victim knows, like an acquaintance, boyfriend, girlfriend, or spouse.

The Ones You Know

 

Every 9 minutes, a child is sexually assaulted in the U.S. How can you protect your child?

Child Abuse in America

 

Male college students, ages 18-24, are 5x more likely to experience sexual assault than men of that age who don’t attend college. Learn more about alcohol safety and staying safe on campus.

Men in College and Assault

 

Women in college who are 18-24 are 3x more likely to be sexually assaulted than women in general, and women that age who aren’t in college are 4x more likely to be sexually assaulted than women in general.

Young Women and Assault

 

Recovering from sexual violence is a process that can look different for everyone. Get help, hear survivors’ stories, and learn about reporting a crime.

Surviving Together

 

The National Sexual Assault Hotline offers confidential, anonymous support to survivors 24/7/365. Call 1-800-656-HOPE for help or volunteer to give back.