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    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.

    7% of girls in grades 5-8 and 12% of girls in grades 9-12 said they had been sexually abused.

    3% of boys grades 5-8 and 5% of boys in grades 9-12 said they had been sexually abused.

    In 1995, local child protection service agencies identified 126,000 children who were victims of either substantiated or indicated sexual abuse.
    Of these, 75% were girls.

    Nearly 30% of child victims were between the age of 4 and 7.

    93% of juvenile sexual assault victims know their attacker.

    34.2% of attackers were family members.
    58.7% were acquaintances.
    Only 7% of the perpetrators were strangers to the victim.

    I used to be Snow White. And then I drifted. - Mae West

    by CherryTheTart on Fri Aug 24, 2012 at 04:58:29 AM PDT

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