In 2014, Omaha Police documented 216 incidents of adult sexual assault with 51 arrests. Included in those numbers are 38 cases involving intimate partners with 10 of those perpetrators arrested. Did you know that Nebraska was the first state in the country to enact a marital rape law, where a spouse could no longer be immune to prosecution? It happened it 1976. To find out more...
Sexual violence is any sexual activity where consent is not freely given.
If you have been sexually assaulted or know someone who has, there is help in our community. Methodist Hospital provides the
SANE/SART Survivor Program
which is available to anyone who has experienced domestic violence or sexual assault. Special rooms are available for evidence collection and showers. Services are available 24/7 at both Methodist Hospitals. Additionally, there is always the
Women's Center for Advancement
(WCA) hotline serving all genders: 402-345-7273.