New Resources Added
October 13, 2022
Sexual violence is a serious – yet preventable – public health problem. The 2016/2017 report on sexual violence includes updated data for women and men overall and by race and ethnicity and provides information on the types of perpetrators, age at first victimization, and associated health conditions among victims of sexual violence.
The 2016/2017 report shows that intimate partner violence continues to be common, starts early, and disproportionately burdens historically marginalized individuals and communities. Overall, findings in the report underscore the need to prevent and address IPV against racial and ethnically marginalized communities.