Do you know?

How much do you really know about sexual violence? Put yourself to the test with our quiz.

  1. What percentage of rapes are carried out by partners or former partners?
    54% of rapes are perpetrated by partners or former partners.
  2. What proportion of people interviewed for the “Wake Up To Rape” research published by The Havens in 2010 believed a person should take some responsibility for being raped if they drank to excess or blacked out?
    Almost two thirds of people polled (64%) believed that victims bear some responsibility if someone rapes them in these circumstances.
  3. In Scotland what percentage of rapes reported to police currently lead to a conviction?
    In Scotland only 3% of rapes reported to police currently lead to a conviction.
  4. In a survey carried out in February 2010 for the Scottish Government, what percentage of people in Scotland said a woman is partly, mostly or totally to blame for being raped if she was wearing revealing clothing?
    17% of people believed a woman was to some degree responsible if she was wearing revealing clothing.
  5. In what proportion of rapes is the assailant a stranger?
    Rapes are carried out by strangers in only 8% of attacks.

Have your say

“Rape seems to be the only crime where it's seen as ok to put the victim on trial.”

Natasha, Female from Glasgow

“Short skirts don't cause rape. Rapists cause rape”

Joss, Female from Connecticut

“About time something like this was shown on TV. Hopefully it will make everyone realise there cannot be any excuse for rape - EVER.”

Helzo, Female from Renfrewshire