Why survivors don't report sexual assault

Sep 28, 2018 | Fox News

Its the same question over and over: Why didn't the victim come forward sooner?

The reality is, many victims of sexual assault wait years to tell their story if they do at all.

Experts estimate only 15 to 35 percent of survivors report their abuse. They say it's not uncommon for them to stay silent for years, if not forever.

"People that don't report are more in the norm than people that do," Rachel Swedburg said.

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