SACHA - Sexual Assault Centre
Erasing Your Tracks Online
75 MacNab St. South, 3rd floor
Hamilton Ontario L8P 3C1 Canada
PHONE 905.525.4573 FAX 905.525.7085 TTY 905.525.4592

Quick Statistics:

  • One in three women will experience some form of sexual violence in their lifetime.
  • One in six men will experience some form of sexual assault in their lifetime.
  • Only 5% of survivors report to the police.
  • The perpetrator is known to the victim in 82% of sexual assaults.
  • 47% of violent crimes against girls under the age of 12 are sexual in nature
  • Alcohol is most commonly used drug in drug facilitated sexual assaults.
  • Only 2-8% of rape claims are false reports.
  • 28% of Canadians say they have been on the receiving end of unwelcome sexual advances, requests for sexual favours, or sexually-charged talk while on the job.
  • 91% of men would like to intervene if they knew someone was in a violent relationship.
  • Clothes don't cause rape.

More statistics are available on SACHA’s and Ontario Coalition of Rape Crisis Centre's websites.


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This resource developed with the generous support of the Ontario Trillium Foundation.
All services are Free, Confidential and Non-Judgmental. © SACHA. 24 Hour Support Line 905-525-4162

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