Without Sex, There Would Be No Rape.With no sex, there would be no rape. Which happens to someone every second, proven by statistics. It brings pleasure to only a few people. The rest suffer, endure it, or do it out of social pressure. Or rape. Or fear, or compulsion. Or even marriage...
“Marriage is for women the commonest mode of livelihood, and the total amount of undesired sex endured by women is probably greater in marriage than in prostitution.” Bertrand Russell quotes
Facts About Sexual Assault
- 1 out of 4 women is sexually assaulted at some point in her life.
- 1 out of 6 men is sexually assaulted at some point in his life.
- Every 15 seconds a woman is beaten by her husband or boyfriend. (FBI Uniform Crime Report, 1991)
- 2-4 million women are abused every year. (American Medical Association)
- 95-98% of victims of domestic violence are women. (Bureau of Statistics)
- Approximately 25% of all women in the U.S. will be abused by current or former partners some time during their lives. (American Medical Association)
- 82.8% of sexual assaults occur before the victim reaches the age of 25.
- 78% of sexual assault victims were assaulted by someone they knew.
- Up to 57% of rapes happened on a date.
- Over 66% of sexual assault victims reported NO visible physical injuries.
- Over 50% of victims and 70% of assailants had used drugs or alcohol prior to the assault..
- Fewer than 20% of crimes of sexual violence are reported to the police.
- Approximately 2% of acquaintance rapes are reported to the police.
- Only 2% of reported sexual assaults have been determined to be false reports.
- 1 in 8 college women is the victim of rape during her college years. 1 in 4 is the victim of attempted rape.
- 95% of these rape victims did not report the rape to officials.
- 25% percent of women were raped and/or physically assaulted by a current or former spouse, partner or date during their lifetime.
- 84% of the women knew the men who raped them; 57% were on dates.
What more can I say?
Note: the words that were blocked out were pedoph!lia and !ncest.
MilkMoon 18-21, F 9 Responses 4 Oct 1, 2011