Violent sex crimes against women abstract

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Not a MyNAP member yet? Register for a free account to start saving and receiving special member only perks. Although men are more likely than women to be victims of violent crimes—61 per 1, for men, Women are far more likely than men to be victimized by an intimate partner Kilpatrick et al. In fact, about three-quarters of all lone-offender violence against women in was perpetrated by someone known to the woman, compared with one-half of lone-offender violence against men Bachman and Saltzman, It is important to note that attacks by intimates are more dangerous to women than attacks by strangers: 52 percent of the women victimized by an intimate sustain injuries, compared with 20 percent of those victimized by a stranger Bachman and Saltzman,

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Sexual violence against women: the scope of the problem

Not a MyNAP member yet? Register for a free account to start saving and receiving special member only perks. Violence against women is a major social problem in the United States. National surveys estimate that at least 2 million women each year are battered by an intimate partner, and crime data from the Federal Bureau of Investigation FBI record about 1, murders of women by husbands or boyfriends each year. Overall, the Bureau of Justice Statistics reports that women sustained about 3. Studies estimate that between 13 and 25 percent of all U. These figures are believed to be underestimates.

Sexual violence against women: the scope of the problem

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Either your web browser doesn't support Javascript or it is currently turned off. In the latter case, please turn on Javascript support in your web browser and reload this page. Violence against women VAW is a major public health problem in the country.