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Sexual Assault Statistics
- 6.3 million Texans have experienced some form of sexual assault in their lifetime1
- 2 in 5 women in Texas have been sexually assaulted1
- 1 in 5 men in Texas has been sexually assaulted1
- 91% of sexual assault victims did not report to law enforcement1
- 90% of all child victims are assaulted by someone they know2
- Studies confirm the undetected rapist is a serial hunter and serial offender – not the misunderstood drunk guy3
- Over 94% of rapists roam free with only 3% ever spending a day in jail4
1. Busch-Armendariz, N.B., Olaya, D., Kerwick, M., Wachter, K. & Sulley, C. (2015). Health and well-being: Texas statewide sexual assault prevalence. The University of Texas at Austin, Institute on Domestic Violence & Sexual Assault: Austin, Texas
2. Retrieved from: http://www.nationalchildrensalliance.org/cac-statistics
3. Madigan, T. (2012). The serial rapists is not who you think. Star Telegram Online Retrieved from: www.star-telegram.com/2012/08/19/4191666/the-serial-rapist-is-not-who-you.html
4. Retrieved from: http://www.rainn.org/get-information/statistics/reporting-rates
- Statewide Sexual Assault Prevalence in Texas
- Sexual Assault Media Statistics in Texas
- National Sexual Assault Statistics
Recent Press Releases
- Announcement: Allegations of Sexual Assault & Media Coverage
- Press Release: University Police from Across Texas Gather to Tackle the Issue of Campus Sexual Assault
- Announcement: TAASA Statement Amid Baylor Rape Scandal
- Announcement: TAASA’s Talking Points Regarding “Bathroom Bills”
- Press Release: Local Advocate and Educator Receives a National Award for Her Work in the Anti-Sexual Violence Field
Peruse press release archives at http://taasa.org/category/press-release/.