Sexual violence against women is on the rise, according to the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS)
The latest Personal Safety Survey shows the proportion of women experiencing sexual violence in the past year increased from 1.2 per cent to 1.8 per cent since the last survey conducted in 2012.
In 2012, an estimated 17 per cent of women reported their most recent sexual assault by a male to police.
That number dropped to 15 per cent in 2016.
“The ones who…