40% of South Carolina women report at least one experience of sexual violence during their lifetime.

Latina and African American women are LESS LIKELY TO SEEK HELP from law officials and law enforcement, the relationship police have with these two communities is fraught with abuse, mistrust, and neglect.

African American women are 2.5 times more likely to experience physical or sexual violence from a partner or spouse. However, they are just as likely to lack access to mental health and physical services.

Over 18% of African American women will be sexually assaulted in her lifetime, and this percentage only accounts for the number of women who report their abuse.

Married Latinas were less likely than other women to immediately define their experiences of forced sex by their spouses as “rape” and terminate their relationships; some viewed sex as a marital obligation.

Immigrant Latina domestic workers are especially vulnerable to sexual exploitation because they depend on their employers for their livelihood, live in constant fear of being deported, suffer social isolation, and are vulnerable to their employer’s demands.

A study done in 2012 on the Oregon justice system, 76% of the young women of color were survivors of sexual abuse by the age of 13. This same trend held in South Carolina, with over 81% of girls reporting a history of sexual violence.

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