This week’s episode on sexual abuse and trauma is one of the most challenging. Fortunately, two of the leading sex therapists whose work is in sexual trauma join the discussion of moving from victim to sexual abuse survivor. We will focus on reclaiming your sexual voice and sexuality when it was stolen. The statistical facts below speak for themselves regarding sexual abuse for children under 18 years and for adults in the military. Listen in and learn more about reclaiming a healthier sexual life.
Current facts from RAINN -Rape, Abuse and Incest National Network- is the nation's largest anti-sexual violence organization: One in 9 girls and 1 in 53 boys under the age of 18 experience sexual abuse or assault at the hands of an adult.
In 2015 RAND Corp determined approximately 20,300 of the U.S. military's 1.3 million active-component service members - 4.9 percent of women and 1 percent of men were sexually assaulted in the past year.