Rape affects almost 20% of US women, study says

15 December 2011
BCC Article

Nearly 20% of women in the US are raped or suffer attempted rape at some point in their lives, a US study says.

More than 24 people a minute reported rape, violence, or stalking, it says, with 12 million offences reported.

more than one million women were raped in the 12 months prior to the survey, estimates show.

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