Date Rape

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Date Rape
By Nora Freyman and
Jordi Chervitz
3 Reasons to be Aware
Make a
Difference!
To make a
difference you can…
Inform your friends
Be Aware and take
precautions
Support RAINN…
RAINN
RAINN is the nation’s largest anti-sexual assault organization.
You can…
Staff a Hotline for victims
Volunteer at your local
rape crisis center
Raise money to support
programs
Raise Awareness through public education
efforts like RAINN Day!
What is being done?
Drink Safe Technology has invented
small cards and test strips to test your
drink no matter where you are.
Self defense courses for women
There are more
harsh
consequences for
date rape drugs
used that render
the victim
unconscious and
limit memory
In Australia there is a campaign called
“Drug Rape-Watch yourself, watch your
friends”. Information is being posted in
multiple public locations to help potential
victims.
Characteristics of a Victim
In 77% of cases a personal
weapon was used (hands,
feet, or fists)
14% of all victims
are between the
ages of 18 and 24
No weapons was
noted in 14% of
assaults
Other common locations
included schools, hotel/motels,
fields, woods, parking lots,
roadways, and
commercial/office buildings.
12-18 year olds
represent the largest
group of victims at
33%
More than
86% of victims
are females
The residence of the
victim as the most
commonly noted location
of the sexual assault
(70%).
Why You Should Care
50 – 75% of all
reported rapes are
caused by date and
acquaintance rapes
1 in 4 college
women have been
raped
1 in 15 college men
admitted to forcing a
woman to have sex
90% of college rape
survivors knew the
attacker before the
rape
Facts
Date rape is the
most common form
of rape
One in Four girls are
expected to be a victim of
rape or attempted rape
before 25
Three out of five
rapes occur before
a woman reaches 18
People who fight off a
rapist are more likely to
stop the rape
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