At its simplest, rape is forced sexual action, particularly referring to sexual penetration. While the Federal Bureau of Investigation's (FBI's) Uniform Crime Reporting (UCR) Program designates forcible rape as that perpetrated by men onto women, both males and females may be victims, as males and females may also be perpetrators. Sexual attacks on males are counted by the UCR Report as aggravated assaults or sex offenses, depending on the circumstances and the extent of any injuries. In 2009, the number of forcible rapes of women ...

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