Talk about a terror- stop rape, abuse…RAINN.ORG

http://rainn.org/get-information/sexual-assault-prevention
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.(RAINN)

Victims of sexual assault are:8

3 times more likely to suffer from depression.
6 times more likely to suffer from post-traumatic stress disorder.
13 times more likely to abuse alcohol.
26 times more likely to abuse drugs.
4 times more likely to contemplate suicide.

Adopt the pace of nature, her secret is patience.-Ralph Waldo Emerson

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