In this era of the #MeToo movement, there is an increasing focus on the seriousness of sexual assault in our nation. Since the numerous sexual abuse allegations against Harvey Weinstein in 2017, there is greater conversation about the prevalence of sexual assault, and reports of assault are being taken more seriously. The use of the hashtag on social media has enabled survivors to talk about and find support for their experiences.
Several organizations have collaborated to create a brand new report that examines the prevalence, characteristics, and location of sexual harassment and assault in the US. Check out this two page summary of the results of this study: