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Numbing numbers on rape

Numbing numbers on rape Reports of rapes and sexual assaults on college campuses are not new. As recently as Oct. 25, a man reported he was raped at USF's Tampa campus. But an intense media spotlight is now focused on Florida State University because of allegations that the football team's star quarterback was involved in an investigation of a reported sexual assault in December 2012. No matter how this case is resolved, the statistics surrounding rape in this country – especially on college campuses – remains troubling. 50% Percentage of rapes that college ON COLLEGE CAMPUSES students think are false claims 1.4.5 3-6 in A woman's chance of being raped in college Percentage of rapes that studies find are false claims out The number of rapes that repeat predators account for on college campuses. 90% number of rapes on college campuses that are committed by someone the victim knows. NATIONAL NUMBERS Out of every 100 rapes 1.5 A woman's chance of being raped in the U.S Only 3 in 13 40 th Rank of U.S. in the world for rape rapists will spend even a single day in prison get reported to police 10 4 lead to lead to an arrest felony conviction 8 2.3 Approximate number of rapes that were get prosecuted in committed by someone known to the victim 300,000 1.3 million Low estimate of the number of VS High estimate of the number women raped every year, according of women raped, according to to a Department of Justice report the Centers for Disease Control* * A movement to change the way rape statistics are reported has recently begun because of this figure. Tampa Bay Times Sources: Huffington Post, NPR,,

Numbing numbers on rape

shared by lglynn on Nov 23
Statistics on rape and sexual assaults at college campuses and in our nation are chilling.



Lee Glynn


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