Rape statistics show increase in reports

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (CAPITOL NEWS SERVICE) – Every major crime index fell in Florida last year, with the exception of one: forcible rape. Victim advocates are applauding the increasing number of reports. Advocate Meg Baldwin says rape is the most under-reported crime in Florida and the nation. “If you take the reported number and multiply it by…

April is #SAAM

Every April we recognize Sexual Assault Awareness Month (#SAAM) to raise public awareness about sexual violence and educate communities on how to prevent it. Sexual assault is a serious problem with wide-spread impacts. According to the CDC, nearly 1 in 5 women in America have experienced completed or attempted rape, and 1 on 67 men…