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02. Violent Crimes: Sexual Offenses
05. Rape (suspects)
"RAPE (suspects)" means total persons brought into formal contact with the Police and/or criminal justice system in relation to a case of rape. May include persons suspected of, or arrested or cautioned, at the national level.
"RAPE" means "Sexual penetration without valid consent or with consent as a result of intimidation, force, fraud, coercion, threat, deception, use of drugs or alcohol, abuse of power or of a position of vulnerability, or the giving or receiving of benefits".
INCLUSIONS: Rape with force (030111) as “Sexual penetration without valid consent inflicted upon a person with force”; Rape without force (030112) as “Sexual penetration without valid consent inflicted upon a person without force”; Statutory rape (030113), as “Sexual penetration with or without consent with a person below the age of consent, or with a person incapable of consent for reason of law”; and “Other rape” not described in previous categories.
EXCLUSIONS: Sexual exploitation (0302), defined as “acts of abuse of a position of vulnerability, power or trust, or use of force or threat of force, for profiting monetarily, socially or politically from the prostitution or sexual acts of a person”; coercion (0205), defined as “demanding a particular course of action through the use of force, threat, intimidation, threat to reveal compromising information, or threat of defamation”; prostitution (08021) and pornography offences (08022); other acts against public order sexual standards such as incest not amounting to rape and exhibitionism (0802); assaults and threats (0201); slavery and exploitation not amounting to injurious acts of a sexual nature (0203); trafficking in persons (TIP) for sexual exploitation (02041); harassment and stalking (0208)
(Source: ICCS, UNODC, 2015, p.50. Web: https://www.unodc.org/documents/data-and-analysis/statistics/crime/ICCS/ICCS_English_2016_web.pdf)

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Bahamas201048 
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Belize201114 
Bolivia20067 
Brazil------ 
Canada2011337 
Chile2011994 
Colombia20112,489 
Costa Rica2006390 
Dominica------ 
Dominican Republic------ 
Ecuador2006599 
El Salvador------ 
Grenada20068 
Guatemala2008150 
Guyana200939 
Haiti------ 
Honduras------ 
Jamaica------ 
Mexico201014,938 
Nicaragua2010857 
Panama------ 
Paraguay------ 
Peru20093,073 
Saint Kitts and Nevis20109 
Saint Lucia------ 
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines201137 
Suriname------ 
Trinidad and Tobago------ 
United States200822,584 
Uruguay------ 
Venezuela------ 
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