Sexual assault is the same thing as rape.

Every two minutes someone in the U.S. is sexually assaulted. (

In 2014, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported that more than one in four (26%) U.S. citizens, between the ages of 13 -24 years of age , is infected with at least one sexually transmitted disease.

Both females and males can be a victim.

In El Paso, Texas, in 81% of sexual assault cases, the victim knows the offender.

It is estimated that at least 20% of American women and 5-16% of American men experienced some form of sexual abuse as children.

More than 20% of children are sexually abused before the age of 8.

70-80% of sexual abuse survivors report excessive drug and alcohol use.

Young girls who are sexually abused are 3 times more likely to develop psychiatric disorders or abuse alcohol and/ or drugs as adults, than girls who are not sexually abused.