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  • How many children are sexually abused in the United States?
    Child sexual abuse statistics are available in the Department of Health and Human Services' annual r... Read More
    Last Updated: August 26, 2015

  • 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 risk factors are associated with juveniles who commit sex offenses?
    Information on the risk factors associated with juveniles who commit sex offenses is available in th... Read More
    Last Updated: December 28, 2016

  • What is the Department of Justice doing to help protect children from online predators?
    In response to the threat of computer-facilitated sexual exploitation crimes committed against child... Read More
    Last Updated: June 8, 2016

  • How do I report child pornography?
    Visit the Report a Crime section of the U.S. Department of Justice website to learn how you can repo... Read More
    Last Updated: September 6, 2016

  • How can I find out if a sex offender is living in my neighborhood?
    To obtain information about or locate sex offenders in a specific area, please visit the Dru Sjodin ... Read More
    Last Updated: January 31, 2013

  • 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

  • Where can I locate information about date rape?
    Information on date rape can be found in the Crime Victimization: Sexual Abuse or Violence and Crim... Read More
    Last Updated: September 13, 2016

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