Sexual Assault is… -Assault of a sexual nature on another person, or any sexual act committed without consent
Statistics… -1 out of every 6 American women has been a victim of an attempted or completed rape in her lifetime -60% of sexual assaults are not reported to the police -Each year, there are about 213,000 victims of sexual assault -80% are under the age 30 Source: http://www.rainn.org/statistics http://www.rainn.org/statistics
Recent Sexual Assault Case http://www.civilbeat.com/articles/2012/0 2/14/14880-sex-assault-case-raises- questions-about-does-protection-of- students/ http://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2 011/11/11/sports/ncaafootball/sandu sky.html
Court decisions & Jail time -In most cases, sexual assault is a 2 nd degree felony punishable by 2 to 20 years in prison.
Famous People Effected by Sexual Assault -Oprah Winfrey -Mary J. Blige -Fiona Apple -Maya Angelou