There are 2 reasons why personal violent and sexual assaults remain under-reported in nations were these actions are supposed to be so unthinkable as to be deemed crimes.
1. You can expect the same treatment from the police/authorities.
2. The so called corrective process is worse than the inciting incident. And, when it is a prolonged string of incidents, the prolonged steps of the so called corrective process – during which – you are the liar until they are proven guilty……
so… if I have to assert my rights, I do not have them, eh?
“You’ve already been violated. It’s just not worth it. It’s too much humiliation.”