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Sexuality, Women, and Gender

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6 Choate Road
Hanover, NH
Phone: 603-646-3456
Fax: 603-646-3390
Email: SWAG.OPAL@Dartmouth.Edu

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  • An estimated total of 89,107 forcible rapes were reported to law enforcement during 1999--the lowest total since 1985. The 1999 rape rate 64 out of every 100,000 females (32.7 for 100,000 people). 
  • A national longitudinal survey concluded that 683,000 women are raped each year, and that 84% of rape victims had not reported the incident to police. (
  • There were 28.7 reported rapes per 100,000 people in New Hampshire for 1999. (FBI, Uniform Crime Reports, 1999)
  • Women are 10 times more likely than men to be the victims of sexual assault or rape. (
  • One in 3 women and 1 in 11 men are sexually assaulted before the age of 18. (
  • The Centers for Disease Control estimates annual medical costs and lost productivity resulting from violence against women total 5 to 10 billion dollars a year.

Last Updated: 9/12/13