70% of women are affected: Key Lancashire services hold Preston gathering to highlight unacceptable issue of sexual violence

In March 2020, the Office for National Statistics released a study which estimated that 4.9 million women in the UK had been sexually assaulted in their lives, including 1.4m who had tragically experienced rape or attempted rape. More recently, a YouGov poll for UN Women found that seven out of 10 women had experienced some form of sexual harassment in public.

Source: https://www.lancasterguardian.co.uk/news/people/70-of-women-are-affected-key-lancashire-services-hold-preston-gathering-to-highlight-unacceptable-issue-of-sexual-violence-3459951

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