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Violence Against American Indian and Alaska Native Women and Men: 2010 Findings From the National Intimate Partner and Sexual Violence Survey

NCJ Number
249736
Date Published
May 2016
Length
82 pages
Agencies
NIJ
Publication Series
Annotation
This report examines the prevalence of violence against American-Indian and Alaska-Native women and men, using data from a large nationally representative sample from the 2010 National Intimate Partner and Sexual Violence Survey (NISVS), with a focus on sexual violence, physical violence by intimate partners, stalking, and psychological aggression by intimate partners.
Abstract
This report examines the prevalence of violence against American Indian and Alaska Native women and men, using a large nationally representative sample from the National Intimate Partner and Sexual Violence Survey (NISVS). More specifically, it provides estimates of sexual violence, physical violence by intimate partners, stalking, and psychological aggression by intimate partners. It also provides estimates of interracial and intraracial victimizations and briefly examines the impact of violence. Results should be used to raise awareness and understanding about violence against American Indian and Alaska Native women and men.
Date Created: May 4, 2016