Fact or Fiction? Sexual Assault

One in a series of Project Community articles to provide teens and families with information and programs they need before tragedy strikes. 

Fact: “Sexual violence is common.”

Over half of women and almost 1 in 3 men have experienced sexual violence involving physical contact during their lifetimes. One in 4 women and about 1 in 26 men have experienced completed or attempted rape. Additionally, 1 in 3 women and about 1 in 9 men experienced sexual harassment in a public place. (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 2022) Read more here