White House Report: Latest Numbers on Rape and Sexual Assault

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  • Latest Numbers on Rape and Sexual Assault
  • Who Are the Victims?
  • Men Are Also at Risk
  • Young People and College Students Most at Risk
  • Most Voiceless Victims
  • LGBT Community
  • Impact of Rape and Sexual Assault
  • The Cost of Rape
  • Facts on Campus Sexual Assault
  • Criminal Justice Response
  • What Obama’s Administration Has Done
  • White House Task Force to Protect Students
  • Increasing Arrest Prosecution and Conviction Rates
  • Changing the Culture

Who Are the Victims?

Nearly 1 in 5 women have been raped in their lifetime. Twenty-two percent of African-American women have been raped compared to 27 percent American Indian, 15 percent Latino and 19 percent white women. Most of these victims know their assailants. (Photo: Getty Images)  

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