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There has been some really good news from the U.S.Dept of Justice.  The Bureau of Justice Statistics, which does very good studies of many things, has reported that in the 16 year period from 1995 to 2010, the number of women raped has taken a nosedive, from 5 victims per 1,000 to a whisker over 2 per 1,000.  That’s a 58% drop - phenomenal news!.  Here are more highlights, not all so rosy.

The report is  Female Victims of Sexual Violence, 1994 - 2010,    This work came from interviews, not police reports, so the BJS could capture events that were not reported to the police.  This chart came from that report:

 

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