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Posted on Jan 9, 2014
5 Things More Likely To Happen To You Than Being Falsely Accused Of Rape
1 in 4 women will be raped or sexually-assaulted in her lifetime, but instead of working on solutions to this problem that effects everyone, some folks like to derail the conversation by claiming false rape accusations are widespread.
And because it's such a sensational thought, women are often accused of lying when they come forward about their rape or sexual assault.
But using statistics from the FBI and Department of Justice, it's estimated that on an annual basis, the odds of the average straight man (the target group overwhelmingly concerned with this) in the U.S. being accused of rape are 2.7 million to 1.
To put that in perspective, here are five things more likely to happen to you than being falsely accused of rape.