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​Sexual Assault

  • Every 92 seconds a person experiences sexual assault in the United States.
    Rape, Abuse & Incest National Network (RAINN)
  • 1 in 5 women and 1 in 71 men will be raped at some point in their lives.
    National Sexual Violence Resource Center
  • Broward reported 579 rapes in 2017.
    Florida Department of Law Enforcement
  • In 8 out of 10 cases of rape, the victim knew the perpetrator.
    National Sexual Violence Resource Center
  • Florida ranks 3rd in Human Trafficking.
    2017 Federal Human Trafficking Report

24 Hour Helpline for Sexual Assault Survivors: 954-761-7273

Child Abuse

  • Nearly 700,000 children are abused in the United States annually.
    National Children’s Alliance
  • 1 in 4 girls and 1 in 6 boys will be sexually abused before they turn 18 years old.
    National Crime Victimization Survey
  • Every 8 minutes, child protective services substantiates a claim of child sexual abuse.
    National Sexual Assault Hotline
  • Statewide abuse hotline reports 14,352 Child Abuse reports for Broward County in 2018.
    Nancy J. Cotterman Center
  • Child Victims often know their perpetrator:
    • 93% are known to the victim
    •   7% are stranger
    • 59% are acquaintances
    • 34% are family members
        Rape, Abuse & Incest National Network (RAINN)