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For every African-American woman that reports her rape, 15 do not. GIVE TODAY and TOGETHER WE CAN HELP
80% of women and 30% of men with intellectual disabilities have been sexually assaulted. 50% of those women have been assaulted more than ten times. Often no one believes them. GIVE TODAY and TOGETHER WE CAN HELP
While 1 in 6 civilian women experience sexual assault, for military women this number climbs to approximately 1 in 3. Sexual assaults that occur in the military are often not isolated incidents and may involve more than one perpetrator—37% of women veterans report being raped at least twice, and 14% report experiences of gang rape. GIVE TODAY and TOGETHER WE CAN HELP
54% of boys who are Deaf have been sexually abused, compared to 10% of boys who are hearing. 50% of girls who are Deaf have been sexually abused, compared to 25% of girls who are hearing. Often no one is listening. Often no one can hear. GIVE TODAY and TOGETHER WE CAN HELP
1 in 6 boys is sexually abused before the age of 18. 48% of these boys are abused before the age of 12. GIVE TODAY and TOGETHER WE CAN
As with most hate-based violence, transgender individuals are the most likely to be affected in the LGBT community. A staggering 64% of transgender people have experienced sexual assault in their lifetime. GIVE TODAY and TOGETHER WE CAN HELP
The DC Rape Crisis Center is deeply committed to the health, wellness and saftey of our clients, as well as the broader community. Out of abundance of caution, and in accordance with DC Government's decision to extend closures, the DC Rape Crisis Center is suspending in person services, and will be delivering services remotely until April 27, 2020.
Our therapists will be providing virtual counseling services to children, teens and adults who need our support during this challenging time.You can still call or email to schedule an intake appointment for services. For adults you may reach out to Rubi at 202-470-1188 or firstname.lastname@example.org. For children, and teens you may call Alyza at 202-470-1530 or email@example.com
Our advocates are available via our 24/7 hotline please reach out if you need support 202-333-RAPE.
If you are any agency and would like to request training and technical assistance virtually please reach out to Chandra at 202-618 5088 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
We know that these are challenging, and unprecedented times right now. The staff at the DC Rape Crisis Center will continue to create pathways for your healing journey. If you have any questions please reach out to email@example.com.
We are wishing you, and your loved ones good health. Take care and be well.