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Sexual Assault / Rape

Updated: 
August 20, 2021

Where can I find information for male victims of sexual assault?

The majority of sexual assaults are perpetrated against women, but 1 out of every 10 men is a victim of sexual assault.  People are often reluctant to view men as victims of sexual assault, so men often have a difficult time accepting their own victimization and delay seeking help and support.

All of the information on this page and other pages of this website are relevant for men as well as women.  However, because there are often particular issues that men face, you might want to view the links below which provide information specifically about male sexual assault and about the barriers male survivors often face:

WomensLaw is not just for women. We serve and support all survivors, no matter their sex or gender.