Reporting a Rape to Police versus Reporting Discrimination to HR. Burden Of Proof is on you.

The Burden of Proof is on you.

How often is rape reported to law enforcement?

Despite the increase in self-reports of rape and sexual assault, there was a decrease in reporting to police from 2017 to 2018. Forty-percent (40%) of rapes and sexual assaults were reported to police in 2017, but only about 25% were reported to police in 2018.

How common is sexual harassment?

Nationwide, 81% of women and 43% of men reported experiencing some form of sexual harassment and/or assault in their lifetime.

How many reports of sexual assault to law enforcement are false?

The prevalence of false reporting for sexual assault crimes is low — between two percent and ten percent.

How can rape impact a survivor's life?

The estimated lifetime cost of rape is $122,461 per victim.

About half (51.1%) of female victims of rape reported being raped by an intimate partner and 40.8% by an acquaintance.

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Your employees do not feel safe reporting discrimination at work they got bills to pay.

The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) today released detailed breakdowns for the 67,448 charges of workplace discrimination the agency received in Fiscal Year (FY) 2020. The agency secured $439.2 million for victims of discrimination in the private sector and state and local government workplaces through voluntary resolutions and litigation.  

 439.2 million divided by 67,448 equals $6,511.68 per Victim.

The FY 2020 data show that retaliation remained the most frequently cited claim in charges filed with the agency—accounting for a staggering 55.8 percent of all charges filed—followed by disability, race and sex. Specif­ically, the charge numbers show the following categories of discrimination, in descending order of frequency:

  • Retaliation: 37,632 (55.8 percent of all charges filed)
  • Disability: 24,324 (36.1 percent)
  • Race: 22,064 (32.7 percent)
  • Sex: 21,398 (31.7 percent)
  • Age: 14,183 (21.0 percent)
  • National Origin: 6,377 (9.5 percent)
  • Color: 3,562 (5.3 percent)
  • Religion: 2,404 (3.6 percent)
  • Equal Pay Act: 980 (1.5 percent)
  • Genetic Information: 440 (0.7 percent)