The V Word: Why survivors wait to report

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Welcome to today’s edition of The V Word.  Your host today is Carol Olson. Listen to today’s episode here You have been hearing a lot about the charge against Bill Cosby for sexual assaulting numerous women. The question I have been hearing the most is “Why did they wait so long to report” “Why now?” The reality is that many survivors of sexual assault wait to report. They can wait several days or wait years.  and statistics show that 60% of rapes are not reported to the police. There are many reasons why survivors… Continue reading The V Word: Why survivors wait to report