Based on federal data, the Rape, Abuse & Incest National Network (RAINN) says that two out of three sexual assaults go unreported to the police. Part of the reason people are reluctant to go to law enforcement is that so few rapists actually get punished: only about seven rapes per 1,000 result in a felony conviction, according to RAINN. But there are myriad other reasons, which hundreds of Twitter users, largely women, have recounted, sharing their own stories:

Some shared what happened when they did report their assault, further emphasizing the point:

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