Sexual Violence is an act which breaks a person's trust and/or safety and is sexual in nature. It is NEVER the victim's fault no matter what she/he was wearing, whether he/she fought back, or whether he/she was drinking. The perpetrators are 100% responsible for their actions.

Adolescent women are at a higher risk for sexual violence than any other age group. Part of the reason for this is the large number of date rapes that occur at this age group. This is coupled with the fact that many adolescents are victims of sexual abuse and incest as well.

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