Every two minutes a woman is sexually assaulted in the U.S.
Globally the most common form of violence experienced by women is physical violence inflicted by an intimate partner
Every 4 minutes a woman is raped in Mexico
30% of women in a relationship suffer from physical or sexual violence by their partner
Every 9 seconds in the US a woman is assaulted or beaten.
4 out of 5 victims of human trafficking are girls.
On average three women are killed every day by their partners in the United States.
62 million girls are denied an education all over the world just for being girls.
Every year 15 million girls under 18 are married worldwide.
Female genital mutilation affects more than 200 million girls and women today.
At least one of every three women globally will be beaten, raped, or otherwise abused during her lifetime.
The majority of girls that suffered from genital mutilation were cut before age five.
American women serving in Iraq or Afghanistan are more likely to be raped by a comrade than killed by the “enemy”.
Every year 5,000 women are murdered by their relatives to protect the “honor” of the family.
At least 1000 honor killings occur in India and Pakistan annually.
Worldwide, up to 50% of sexual assaults are committed against girls under 16 years old.
Every day 9 women are killed in Mexico.
1/2 of all homeless women and children in the U.S. are fleeing from domestic violence.
In Australia, Canada, Israel, South Africa and the United States, between 40% and 70% of female murder victims were killed by their intimate partners.
2.5 million people are trafficked annually into situations including prostitution, forced labor, slavery or servitude. 80% being women or girls.
Nearly 1 in 5 women have experienced rape in their lifetime.
Violence kills and disables as many women between the ages of 15 to 44 as cancer.
Between 2011 and 2015, India recorded over 40,000 dowry-related deaths.
In the U.S. more than 5% of female rape victims were first raped before age 18, with 29.9 % of those rapes being from ages 11 to 17.
More than 64 million girls worldwide are child brides.
In the U.S among female rape victims, 51.1% of perpetrators were intimate partners and 12.5% of family members.
For female rape victims, an estimated 99.0% were male perpetrators.
Between 40% and 50% of women in European Union countries experience sexual harassment at work.
Rape results in about 32,000 pregnancies each year
42% of college women who are raped tell no one about the assault
Only 5% of sexual assaults on college campuses are reported, making sexual assault the most under-reported crime.
4 out of 5 rape victims subsequently suffer from chronic physical or psychological conditions.
42% of raped women expect to be raped again.
Rape survivors are 13 times more likely to attempt suicide than are people who have not been victims of a crime.
More than 3000 women go missing in Mexico every year.
Due to systematic and exceptionally violent gang rapes, doctors in the Democratic Republic of Congo now classify vaginal destruction as a war crime.
Thousands of Congolese girls and women suffer from vaginal fistula—tissue tears in the vagina, bladder and rectum—after surviving brutal rapes in which guns, branches and broken bottles were used to violate them.
About 30% of perpetrators of child sexual abuse are family members.
Only about 10% of perpetrators of child sexual abuse are strangers to the child.
According to the Rape, Abuse, and Incest National Network, out of every 1000 rapes, 334 are reported to police, 63 reports lead to arrest, 13 cases are referred to prosecutors, 7 cases lead to a felony conviction, and only 6 rapists are incarcerated.
Out of 1000 rapes 334 are reported to the police and only 6 rapists are incarcerated.
Femicide (The homicide of a woman on account of her gender) Is the leading cause of death in the United States among young African-American women.
In Mexico more than 3000 women are killed every year, in average half of these murders are femicide.
Women often stay in abusive relationships because the abuser has threatened to kill them if they leave, to kill himself, or to kill the children.
In the U.S. 94% of murder-suicide victims are female.
In the U.S. Femicide is the seventh leading cause of premature death among women overall.
Everyday domestic violence hotlines in the U.S. receive over 20,000 calls from victims seeking help.
In 2015, 7,185 women were reported missing in Mexico, half of them under the age of 18.
In Colombia, women are victims of 95% of all cases of spousal violence. Half of the women who suffer from aggression fall into the age range of 15 to 24 years.
137 women across the world are killed by a member of their own family every day.
1 in 6 U.S. women have been stalked in their lifetime.
In the United States, 83% of girls aged 12 to 16 have experienced some form of sexual harassment in public schools
1 in 3 women are murder victims killed by intimate partners
Domestic violence is the leading cause of injury to women – more than car accidents, muggings, and rapes combined
49% to 71% of battered women reported that their pets had been threatened, harmed, and or killed by their partners.
Aboriginal women in Canada are five times more likely than other women of the same age to die as the result of violence
In New Delhi, 66% women report experiencing sexual harassment between two and five times during the past year.
Women who have experienced physical or sexual intimate partner violence report higher rates of depression, having an abortion and acquiring HIV.
It is estimated that of the 87,000 women who were intentionally killed in 2017 globally, more than half (50,000- 58 per cent) were killed by intimate partners or family members.
In Latin America 65% of teenage boys aged 15 to 19 surveyed said they thought that when a woman says no to having sex she actually means yes and is just playing hard to get.
Men who witnessed their fathers using violence against their mothers, are twice as likely to report perpetrating intimate partner violence in their adult relationships.
In one year, 427,000 women over the age of 15 reported they had been sexually assaulted in Canada.
In Canada Only 1 of 10 sexual assaults is reported to the police.
Adult women account for 51% of all human trafficking victims detected globally.
Women and girls together account for 71%, with girls representing nearly 3 out of every 4 child trafficking victims.
Nearly 3 out of every 4 trafficked women and girls are trafficked for the purpose of sexual exploitation.
It is estimated that there are 650 million girls in the world today who were married before age 18.
Approximately 15 million adolescent girls (aged 15 to 19) worldwide have experienced forced sex.
1 in 10 women in the European Union report having experienced cyber-harassment since the age of 15.
In a study of the Middle East and North Africa, between 40 and 60 per cent of women said they had experienced street-based sexual harassment.
In Asia and Africa women with disabilities are 2 to 4 times more likely to experience partner violence than those without disabilities.
From 3,706 primary schoolchildren from Uganda, 24% of 11 to 14-year-old girls with disabilities reported sexual violence at school, compared to 12% of non-disabled girls.
In Mexico, 44.9% of women have suffered some form of violence in their homes, with 25.8% of women reporting physical violence; 11.7% sexual violence; 56.4% economic violence; and 89.2% emotional violence.
The United Nations has rated Mexico as one of the most violent countries for women in the world.
In Europe 1 in 10 women have experienced some form of sexual violence since the age of 15, while one in 20 has been raped
21% – 55% of Asian women report experiencing intimate physical and/or sexual violence
during their lifetime.
Two in every five teenage boys in eight countries in Latin America and the Caribbean believe a drunk woman is to be blamed for getting raped, even if she is unconscious.
In Australia, workplace sexual harassment is higher among women who identified as Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander.
In countries where armed conflict is common, there have been reports of rape being used as a “tool of war” against women.
During the Egyptian uprising in 2011, female protestors were physically and verbally abused by armed troops, and subjected to forced “virginity” tests.
Research shows that having a small weapon at home triples the risk of a woman being murdered.
Latin America has the highest rate in the world of gender-based sexual violence against women, and in Central America two of every three women killed are victims of femicide.
As many as 98% of the cases of femicide and violence against women and girls in Latin America are unpunished.
This list is not over.
There is a problem with gender violence in the world.