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Project 3

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Project 3

  1. 1. The Majority Are Affected: The Women’s Side By: Brian Elkins
  2. 2. The Facts <ul><li>17.7 million women have been in an attempted or successful rape/ sexual assault. </li></ul><ul><li>College age women are FOUR TIMES more likely to be raped/sexually assaulted. </li></ul>
  3. 3. By the Numbers
  4. 4. Unhappy Ending
  5. 5. Unhappy Ending pt 2 <ul><li>Sexual assaults are one of the most underreported crimes. </li></ul><ul><li>60% of rapes/ sexual assaults are not reported. </li></ul>
  6. 6. Choose Your Friends Wisely… <ul><li>More than 73% of sexual assaults/ rapes were caused by a familiar face. </li></ul><ul><li>More than 50% happen within a mile of home, if not at home </li></ul><ul><ul><li>4 in 10 happen at victim’s home </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>2 in 10 happen at a friend’s, neighbor’s, or relative’s home. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>1 in 12 happen in a parking garage. </li></ul></ul>
  7. 7. The Aftermath <ul><li>Victims of rape/ sexual assault are: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>3 times more likely to suffer from depression </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>6 times more likely to suffer from post-traumatic stress disorder </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>13 times more likely to abuse alcohol </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>26 times more likely to abuse drugs </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>4 times more likely to contemplate suicide </li></ul></ul>
  8. 8. More Information <ul><li>http://www.RAINN.org/statistics/ </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Charitable organization. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>References are at bottom of each section, always helpful </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Supported by actress Cybill Shepherd, AOL, actress Mariska Hargitay, actress Susan Lucci. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Offers ways to get involved, hotlines, helps finds counseling centers in the area, and ways to help someone you know who has been affected. </li></ul></ul>

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