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  • How many women are raped each year in the U.S.?
    Data on rapes that occur in the U.S. are available in Criminal Victimization in the United States: S... Read More
    Last Updated: April 2, 2014

  • What is Rohypnol?
    Rohypnol (flunitrazepam) is a depressant drug that is sometimes used in to perpetrate crimes, such a... Read More
    Last Updated: August 28, 2015

  • What is drug-facilitated rape?
    Information about drug-facilitated rape/sexual assault can be found in Drug-Facilitated Rape: Lookin... Read More
    Last Updated: August 28, 2015

  • Is there a hotline for rape victims?
    The Rape, Abuse and Incest National Network (RAINN) is the nation's largest anti-sexual assault orga... Read More
    Last Updated: October 4, 2010

  • How do I obtain information on Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner (SANE) certification?
    Information on Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner (SANE) certification is available on the Sexual Assault... Read More
    Last Updated: October 1, 2010

  • What is GHB?
    GHB (gamma hydroxybutyrate) is a depressant drug that is sometimes used in to perpetrate crimes, suc... Read More
    Last Updated: August 28, 2015

  • Is technical assistance available for the implementation of the Sexual Assault Forensic Examination (SAFE) Protocol?
    The National Protocol for Sexual Assault Medical Forensic Examinations: Adults/Adolescents, Second E... Read More
    Last Updated: April 24, 2013

  • Where can I find research on violence against women?
    Information about research conducted on violence against women is available in the Violence and Victimization Research Division's Compendium of Research on Violence Against Women, 1993-Present... Read More
    Last Updated: August 31, 2016

  • What can I do if I am a victim of stalking?
    If you are a victim of stalking, call your local police department's emergency number (911) to repor... Read More
    Last Updated: December 28, 2015

  • Who can I talk to about an abusive relationship?
    Advocates with the 24 hour-a-day National Domestic Violence Hotline (NDVH) are available for victims... Read More
    Last Updated: April 21, 2016

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