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Effects of Rape and Sexual Assault 

Compared to women who have not experienced it, those experiencing sexual assault are:

  • 3 times more likely to suffer from depression
  • 6 times more likely to suffer from post-traumatic stress disorder
  • 13 times more likely to abuse alcohol
  • 26 times more likely to abuse drugs (World Health Organization, 2002)

Source:  https://cultureofrespect.org/the-issue/statistics-at-a-glance/

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