This report examines sexual violence, stalking, and intimate partner violence victimization using data from 2011. The report describes the overall prevalence of sexual violence, stalking, and intimate partner violence victimization; racial/ethnic variation in prevalence; how types of perpetrators vary by violence type; and age at which victimization typically begins. For intimate partner violence, the report also examines a range of negative impacts experienced as a result of victimization, including the need for services.
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Back in 2003, Congress funded the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to conduct a study to obtain national estimates of the occurrence of IPV-related injuries, to estimate their costs to the health care system, and to recommend strategies to prevent IPV and its consequences.
This report in summary:
- Presents findings for the estimated incidence, prevalence, and costs of nonfatal and fatal IPV;
- Identifies future research needs;
- Highlights CDC’s research priorities for IPV prevention.
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Hosted through Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Veto Violence is a site committed to comprehensive violence prevention.
They have information on different approaches such as primary prevention, public health, and a socio-ecological model towards preventing violence. They also have a variety of tools & training mechanisms to teach on prevention violence. To view this extensive body of resource, click on the “view resource” button below.
To listen on a podcast about this project, click here.
This resource was prepared for the White House Task Force to Protect Students from Sexual Assault report of April 2014. The document has three parts that focus on: primary prevention strategies, prevention activities from the CDC’s Rape Prevention and Education program, and campus program prevention examples. Click here to view the document and learn more.
The Center for Disease Control’s (CDC) National Center for Injury Prevention and Control conducted a study, the National Intimate Partner and Sexual Violence Survey (NISVS). This resource reveals the survey’s 2010 findings on the interpersonal and sexual victimization by sexual orientation. A factsheet is also available for more information on the importance of the survey study, findings and highlights, opportunities for prevention and action, and additional resources.
In an effort to provide information on Intimate Partner Violence, the CDC (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention) created an intimate partner violence Fact Sheet helping define what intimate partner violence means.
It also has great resources and hotlines on who to call if anyone needs help.
Click here to read the fact sheet.
Click here to read the definitions of intimate partner violence.