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Right to Report includes rural communities

In Colorado, 1 in 3 people experience some form of sexual violence in their lifetime.

This statistic, which is higher than the national average, includes many rural areas, where assaults are more likely to go unreported.

A 2010 survey conducted by the U.S. Justice Department’s Bureau of Justice Statistics found that 65% of rapes and sexual assaults in rural communities go unreported. This data sheds light on a problem experienced by survivors across the state, including right here in Morgan County.

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