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Alaska’s women suffer ‘astonishingly high’ rates of abuse from Alaska Dispatch, 1/24/11

Wednesday, February 02, 2011

The article reports, “A new university study appears to debunk theories that Alaska’s rates of violence against women are higher here than elsewhere because women do a better job reporting crimes against them. Over the years, as Alaska has studied and quantified the hurt and suffering that women experience, it has been hard to know whether the high numbers are due to high rates of victimization, high rates of reporting, or both.”

Read the full article at: http://www.alaskadispatch.com/dispatches/news/8451-alaskas-women-suffer-astonishingly-high-rates-of-abuse