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    Sexual Assault

    Sexual Assault

    Kevin Bacon, Dylan McDermott, Gabrielle Union and Christina Ricci headline innovative RAINN campaign to help survivors of child sexual abuse. Nearly half of all victims of sexual assault are under the age of 18. It’s never too late for anyone adult survivors or children to get help. To learn more about RAINNs latest campaign and to view the public service announcement spots, visit RAINN’s YouTube Channel.

    RAINN: The Secret

    How can I find out how many sex offenders live in my neighborhood?
    Visit Texas Department of Public Safety Online and search the Sex Offender Registration Database by zip code to find out.

    Myths and Facts

    Myth – Some women ask to be sexually assaulted by the way they dress or act.
    Fact – One person’s behavior does not justify another person committing a crime against them.

    Myth – If we avoid strangers we will avoid being sexually assaulted.
    Fact – Over 75% of all reported sexual assaults are committed by acquaintances.

    Myth – Only young, attractive women are sexually assaulted.
    Fact – Targets of sexual assault can be any age, male or female.

    Myth РVictims lie about being sexually assaulted.
    Fact –¬†Less than 2% lie about being sexually assaulted.

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