1 in 2 women and 1 in 5 men have experienced sexual violence other than rape in their lifetimes. 1
In 2016, the estimated cost of sexual violence in Connecticut was $5,762,944.30. This includes lost wages and medical costs based on emergency department visits.2
There has been a 31% increase in survivors seeking services at The Alliance member programs between 2013 and 2107.
Victims seeking services at Alliance member programs in 2017 were 48% white, 33% Latinx, 11% Black, and 1% Asian.
77% of victims in Connecticut know their perpetrators. 1
Men and women who experience sexual violence* are 2x more likely to have poor physical health and over 2x more likely to have poor mental health.1
7.8% of Connecticut students in grades 9-12 reported being forced to have sexual intercourse. 3
Connecticut students who experienced sexual violence** were: 3
*Sexual assault, stalking, or intimate partner violence
**In their dating relationships