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SEXUAL ABUSE

1 in 4 girls is sexually abused before the age of 18 and 1 in 6 boys is sexually abused before the age of 18. i

This means there are more than 42 million adult survivors of child sexual abuse in the U.S.

73% of child victims do not tell anyone about the abuse for at least a year. 45% of victims do not tell anyone for at least 5 years. Some never disclose.ii

Nearly 70% of all reported sexual assaults (including assaults on adults) occur to children ages 17 and under.iii

RAPE
1 out of every 6 American women has been the victim of an attempted or completed rape in her lifetime.

17.7 million American women have been victims of attempted or completed rape.iv

CHILDREN
15% of sexual assault and rape victims are under the age 12v.

7% of girls in grades 5-8 and 12% of girls in grades 9-12 said they had been sexually abused.vi

3% of boys in grades 5-8 and 5% of boys in grades 9-12 said they had been sexually abused.

EFFECTS OF SEXUAL VIOLENCE
Victims of sexual assault are:vii
3 times more likely to suffer from depression.
6 times more likely to suffer from post-traumatic stress disorder.
13 times more likely to abuse alcohol.
26 times more likely to abuse drugs.
4 times more likely to contemplate suicide.


i Center for Disease Control and Prevention, 2006.
ii Smith et al., 2000; Broman-Fulks et al., 2007.
iii Snyder, 2000.
iv National Institute of Justice & Centers for Disease Control & Prevention. Prevalence, Incidence and Consequences of Violence Against Women Survey. 1998.
v U.S. Department of Justice. 2004 National Crime Victimization Survey. 2004.
vi 1998 Commonwealth Fund Survey of the Health of Adolescent Girls. 1998.
vii World Health Organization. 2002.

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