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Important Sexual Assault Statistics To Know

Sexual assault occurs when one person makes sexual contact with another without his or her consent. A vastly underreported crime, sexual assault affects millions of Americans each year. If you or a loved one have experienced sexual assault, you are not alone—and the following statistics can help you better understand this act
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What to Do If You See a Sexual Assault Taking Place

Sexual assault is a violent crime that affects thousands of people each year. According to the Rape, Abuse, and Incest National Network (RAINN), one person in the United States experiences sexual assault every 73 seconds. While the only person responsible for an assault is the perpetrator, bystander intervention can help prevent or
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How to Report a Sexual Assault

The majority of sexual violence survivors do not report their assault to the police. According to the Rape, Abuse, and Incest National Network (RAINN), only 230 out of every 1,000 sexual assaults result in a police report. Additionally, 13% of survivors did not report the crime out of the belief that the
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Uber and Lyft to Share Data on Banned Drivers

In a recent article by the Washington Post, it was reported that ride share companies Uber and Lyft will begin sharing data on driver deactivations related to assaults. This announcement came a year after the two companies agreed to take such measures.  Before now, a driver banned from one platform for sexual
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Common Feelings of Sexual Assault Survivors

Sexual assault is a traumatic experience and can manifest in physical, emotional, and behavioral changes. If you are a survivor of sexual assault, it is important to remember that your emotions are valid and a normal response for the type of trauma you experience. There are certain emotions that many survivors experience
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