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Women-Safe Communities is committed to:

1. Providing educational resources to women of all ages to facilitate living and enjoying a safe, and predator-free life.

2. Exposing the tactics used by rapists and predators who would seek to harm women.

3. Working with law enforcement, churches, schools, business leaders, and government leadership to help create model “women-safe” communities and reduce acts of violence against women.

Our Mission:

 •  1 in 6 women will be sexually assaulted in her
      lifetime


 •  College age women are 4 times more likely to
      be sexually assaulted.


 •  Every 2 minutes, someone in the US is sexually
      assaulted.


 •  While 80% of all rape victims are white,
      minorities are somewhat more likely to be
      attacked.


 •  Approximately 73% of rape victims know their
      assailant


 •  More than half of all rapes / sexual assaults
      occurred within 1 mile of their home or at
      their home.


 •  60% of sexual assaults are not reported to
      law enforcement officials


 •  Only 6% of rapists will ever spend a day in jail


SOURCE:  Rape, Abuse & Incest National Network (2008)

Statistics:
Awareness:

One of the most important things we can teach women is to be more aware of their surroundings.


Assaults against women are often random acts, and women who are not cognizant of their surroundings often become unwitting accomplices by making themselves easy targets.

Responsibility:

Women should be able to enjoy life, but must also understand that with fun also comes personal responsibility.


Predators prey on the vulnerability of women, and atmospheres where alcohol and/or drugs are available present the predator with a means to gain a strategic advantage over a woman.

advantage over a woman.  Date rape drugs allow a rapist an almost “perfect” opportunity to seek fulfillment, as the woman is incapable of fighting back, and often remembers little, if any, of the event.

Internet:

At any given time, there are more than 3 million anonymous users in Internet chat rooms.  Truth is, you don’t really know who you are talking to online, and their motive.


Social networking sites also aid predators in identifying potential targets, and care should be taken when posting any personal details or information online.

ID Profile Registration

With increasing frequency, we are hearing another report of a missing wife, girlfriend, or college student only later to learn they were the victim of foul play.  In the event a person becomes missing, every second counts.


By completing an ID profile kit, you can provide family and friends with important tools to help law enforcement or emergency services personnel respond to you should you require assistance or go missing.  

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