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Sexual Assault and Rape

According to the most recent National Crime Victimization Survey, 169,370 female rapes or sexual assaults were reported to law enforcement. In 73% of these cases, the victims knew or were related to the offender. In Alabama, 1,404 rapes were reported to law enforcement. About 55% of these rapes were committed by someone the victims knew. Nearly 31% of these victims were between the ages of 13 and 16.

If you or someone you know has been sexually assaulted, please call your local rape crisis center. View a listing of Alabama rape crisis centers.

Alabama Coalition Against Sexual Violence

The Alabama Coalition Against Sexual Violence (ACASV) is a statewide non-profit agency which has 15 member rape crisis centers throughout the state. ACASV provides training and educational resources to law enforcement personnel, hospital, universities, schools, prosecutors, legislatures and the public.

Alabama Coalition Against Sexual Violence
PO Box 4091
Montgomery, Alabama 36102
Phone: (334) 264-0123
Toll Free: 1-800-656-HOPE(4673)
Website: www.acar.org

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