Much Sexual Assault Goes Unreported In Rural Areas

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http://www.womensenews.org/article.cfm?aid=1534 Sexual assault may be more prevalent and less likely to be reported in rural areas, Womens ENews says. A recent report by the National Sexual Violence Resource Center in Enola, Pa., funded by the by the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, produced findings contrar to federal statistics showing higher assault rates in urban areas. The report, "Unspoken Crimes: Sexual Assault in Rural America," studied the work of researchers and interviewed sexual-assault counselors across the country "to cast . . .

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