Wednesday, July 8, 2009

One in Nine Women Has been Raped

A report of the Rutgers Nisso Group has reported that one in nine Dutch women has been raped at least once. In half of the cases the attacker is known – partners, neighbors or family members. Another 17% has been confronted with an attempt to rape. Four percent of girls under the age of 16 have been victims of group rape. Only 8% of the victims complain to the police.

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