... The Ministry of Health estimates that in the country around 120,000 rapes occur per year, ie. one every four minutes, although to date no comprehensive care is provided to the victims because there is no effective follow-up of cases. This results in only one in ten cases of sexual violence against women in Latin America being punished by the justice system, according to figures from the Regional Office of Population Fund of the United Nations.
Nationally, there is a high level of crime victimization, (85 percent), with only 15 percent of crimes are reported to the authorities and of these only five percent come before a judge." Spanish original