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Statistics: Approximately 2/3 of rapes were committed by someone known to the victim

Looking at some statistics: Approximately 2/3 of rapes were committed by someone known to the victim. 73% of sexual assaults were perpetrated by a non-stranger. 38% of rapists are a friend or acquaintance. 28% are an intimate. 7% are a relative.

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There are some interesting statistics that could set stage for an idea:

Location of Sexual Assault:
4 in 10 take place at the victim's home.
2 in 10 take place at the home of a friend, neighbor, or relative.
1 in 12 take place in a parking garage.

http://www.rainn.org/get-information/statistics/sexual-assault-offenders

Victims Age:
15% of sexual assault and rape victims are under age 12.3
29% are age 12-17.
44% are under age 18.3
80% are under age 30.3
12-34 are the highest risk years.
Girls ages 16-19 are 4 times more likely than the general population to be victims of rape, attempted rape, or sexual assault.

Attackers:
93% of juvenile sexual assault victims know their attacker.6
34.2% of attackers were family members.
58.7% were acquaintances.
Only 7% of the perpetrators were strangers to the victim.
Approximately 2/3 of rapes were committed by someone known to the victim.
73% of sexual assaults were perpetrated by a non-stranger.
38% of rapists are a friend or acquaintance.
28% are an intimate.
7% are a relative.

My Reflections
From these statistics, I feel that maybe there could be a program to educate girls or let girls learn self defense, or some how to help girls at that age range. Because when sexual assault take place in their home, it's very difficult to try and prevent. Or maybe teachers at school are required to talk to parents about this issue.

The statistics that say only 3% of Rapists actually spend at least one day in prison is extremely alarming. This is why so many sex offender are still out there. They think they can get away with it, and combining with previous statistics in another research that talk about how many rapists are repeat rapists, the 3% is a big issue.

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