Sexual Assault

Sexual Assault in the United States

  • One in five women and one in 71 men will be raped at some point in their lives (a)
  • In the U.S., one in three women and one in six men experienced some form of contact sexual violence in their lifetime (o)
  • 51.1% of female victims of rape reported being raped by an intimate partner and 40.8% by an acquaintance (a)
  • 52.4% of male victims report being raped by an acquaintance and 15.1% by a stranger (a)
  • Almost half (49.5%) of multiracial women and over 45% of American Indian/Alaska Native women were subjected to some form of contact sexual violence in their lifetime (o)
  • 91% of victims of rape and sexual assault are female, and nine percent are male (m)
  • In eight out of 10 cases of rape, the victim knew the perpetrator (j)
  • Eight percent of rapes occur while the victim is at work (c)
  • Referrences: https://www.nsvrc.org/statistics 2019

A lot of sexual assault survivors never reported to their families or the legal authorities. It is very sad that many times they live their lives in suffering and pain for not being able to find the services they need. We, at Healing Road Counseling provide Trauma Informed Sexual Assault Services to help survivors in their healing journey.

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