This factsheet, produced by the Department of Justice's Office of Violence Against Women, answers common questions regarding sexual assault, dating violence, domestic violence, and stalking.
Emotional and Physical Effects of Sexual Assault: Written by the Illinois Coalition Against Sexual Assault (ICASA), this information manual highlights the emotional, psychological, and physical health risks stemming from sexual assault.
This National Institute of Justice Research Report compares intimate partner victimization rates across gender, race, and same-sex and opposite-sex cohabitants and examines the rate of injury, victims' use of medical services, and other risk factors.
This two-page fact sheet, produced by the Centers for Disease Control, summarizes the major conclusions of the National Intimate Partner and Sexual Violence Survey (NISVS).
This four-page executive summary, produced by the Centers for Disease Control, summarizes the major conclusions of the National Intimate Partner and Sexual Violence Survey (NISVS).
The National Intimate Partner Sexual Violence Survey was conducted by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. According to the report, on average, 24 people per minute are victims of rape, physical violence, talking, or violence by an intimate partner in the United States. Over the course of a year, that equals more than 12 million women. These findings emphasize that sexual violence, stalking, and intimate partner violence are important and widespread public health problems in the United States. This report not only focuses on raw data but also focuses on the long-term health implications of sexual violence.
This press release, released by the United States Department of Justice's Office on Violence Against Women, discusses major findings in the Bureau of Justice Statistics' Stalking Victimization in the United States Special Report, which the Office on Violence Against Women helped fund.
This brochure, published by the Office for Victims of Crime, was designed for use during a victim's hospitalization for crime-related injuries. The program provides victims of violent crime with information about emotional responses to victimization, elements of medical follow-up, physical rehabilitation processes, and the criminal justice system.
This report, compiled by the Bureau of Justice Statistics, draws on more than 24 statistical datasets to provide an overview of violent victimization by sexual assault and the characteristics of the offenders who commit these crimes. Among the findings in this, a high percentage of the rape and sexual assault victims are children, and in 90 percent of the cases, the victim knew the offender.
This article, written by the Southwest Center for Law and Policy's executive director Hallie Bongar White, discusses stalking in Indian Country, advises about the prosecution of stalking in Indian Country, and examines tribal stalking codes.
This report, authored and compiled by the Bureau of Justice Statistics, discusses the frequency and prevalence of stalking in the United States.
This study, which was funded and distributed by the National Institute of Justice, sought the opinions of service providers for deaf sexual assault victims and the views of members of the deaf community, in order to identify service gaps for these victims and how law enforcement agencies can be a more effective resource for them.
This report, which was funded by the National Institute of Justice, focuses upon eighty-two women who had experienced stalking by a current or former intimate partner were interviewed at the beginning of the study and monthly over the next 12 months, in order to inquire about various aspects of their stalking experience and the effectiveness of various interventions.
This report was funded by a National Institute of Justice Grant. Based on a synthesis of the empirical literature and original data analyses, this report presents an overview of the epidemiology of violence against American-Indian and Alaska-Native women as well as a review of the criminal justice responses to this violence.
This report, written by Bonnie Carlson and funded by the Department of Justice, National Institute of Justice, covers several topic areas that include: health and emotional psychological effects of sexual violence, stalking, and intimate partner violence; how abused women cope with ongoing violence; the effects on children exposed to intimate partner violence; and both prevention and intervention with victims and offenders.