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RAPE AGGRESSION DEFENSE. In 2011, approximately 21,800 sexual assaults were reported in Canada, which accounts for only 8% of the actual number of sexual.

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1 RAPE AGGRESSION DEFENSE

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3 In 2011, approximately 21,800 sexual assaults were reported in Canada, which accounts for only 8% of the actual number of sexual assaults…that’s almost 1,400 per day.

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5 One of every 17 Canadian women is sexually assaulted at some point in her life.

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7 A woman is sexually assaulted by forced intercourse every 17 minutes in Canada.

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9 Girls and young women between the ages of are the most likely victims of sexual assault.

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11 70% of sexual assaults are committed by a perpetrator who knows the victim (relative, friend, neighbour, colleague, or other acquaintance).

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13 80% of assaults happen in the victim's home.

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15 Approximately one half of all sexual assaults occur on dates.

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17 62% of victims are physically injured in the attack; 9% are beaten severely or disfigured.

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19 49% of women who are sexually assaulted are attacked in broad daylight.

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21 21% of reported sexual assaults involve date rape drugs.

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23 24% of Canadian women have been forced into sexual activity by threat, by being held down, or by being hurt in some way.

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25 60% of sexual assault victims had experienced more than one sexual assault.

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27 22% of sexual assaults involved a weapon.

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29 In more than 40% of incidents of violence against women, the attacker was drinking.

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31 …women who used no method of self- defense had a 20% chance of escape. …women who used one method of self- defense had a 60-65% chance of escape. …women who used two methods of self- defense had an 80% chance of escape. …70% of women who fought back against a stranger’s sexual assault prevented it. …when attacked, women who ran, yelled, or used physical force avoided the sexual assault.


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