Sexual Assault Awareness Month: Know The Facts
April 29th, 2019 | Uncategorized
April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month. Sexual violence is a serious public health problem in the United States.
Facts about Sexual Violence
Sexual violence is any sexual activity where consent is not freely given. It affects millions of people each year in the United States.
Sexual violence is costly. Recent estimates put the cost of rape at $122,461 per victim, including medical costs, lost productivity, criminal justice activities, and other costs.
Sexual Violence is Preventable: Sexual Assault Awareness Month
They are often fearful or anxious and may have problems trusting others. Promoting healthy and respectful relationships can help reduce sexual violence.
If you are or someone you know is a victim of sexual violence: