According to the annual report of the South African Police Service (SAPS) for the financial year 2004–2005, women and children accounted for:
- 100% of rape victims;
- 86.3% of indecent assault cases;
- 64.4% of common assault victims; and
- 59% of all victims of contact crime.
Sadly, children alone accounted for 40.8% of the rape cases. These statistics occur in a situation where the majority of sexually-motivated violence goes unreported.
Read the co-authored research paper here: PreventingVictimisation