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PRESS RELEASE: Sexual Violence, Stalking, and Intimate Partner Violence Widespread in the US-New survey finds these types of violence affect the health of millions of adults from CDC, 12/14/11

Wednesday, December 14, 2011


The article reports, “On average, 24 people per minute are victims of rape, physical violence, or stalking by an intimate partner in the United States, according to findings released today by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Over the course of a year, that equals more than 12 million women and men. Those numbers only tell part of the story – more than 1 million women reported being raped in a year and over 6 million women and men were victims of stalking in a year, the report says.”

Read the full article at: http://www.cdc.gov/media/releases/2011/p1214_sexual_violence.html?source=govdelivery