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  • Census 2010 Report (Copyright © National Network to End Domestic Violence) — This is a one-day count of adults and children seeking domestic violence services in the United States. Use the map to find the number of individuals who sought services, the types of services requested, the number of service requests that went unmet because of lack of resources, and the issues and barriers that domestic violence programs are facing as they strive to provide services to victims of domestic violence by state.
    http://nnedv.org/resources/census/2010-report.html
  • Female Victims of Violence — This report provides current statistics on violent crimes against women. Crime trends are also presented, along with male violent crime victim information.
    http://bjs.ojp.usdoj.gov/index.html?ty=pbdetail&iid=2020
  • Stalking Facts (Copyright © Stalking Resource Center) — This website provides links to statistics about stalking in America, stalking on college campuses, and intimate partner homicide.
    http://www.ncvc.org/src/main.aspx?dbID=DB_statistics195
  • Statistics (Copyright © Rape, Abuse, Incest, National Network) — This fact sheet contains key facts and statistics about rape, reporting of rape, and links to information about pregnancies and rape, victims of sexual assault, punishment for violators, and more.
    http://www.rainn.org/statistics
  • Teen Dating Violence Fact Sheet (Copyright © National Center for Victims of Crime) — This fact sheet gives a quick overview of statistics on teen dating violence, laws against dating violence, and how to get help.
    http://www.ncvc.org/ncvc/AGP.Net/Components/documentViewer/Download.aspxnz?DocumentID=42307
  • Understanding Intimate Partner Violence — This fact sheet provides information on the number of women who experience intimate partner violence, common behaviors of an abuser, and the effects abuse has on individuals and society.
    http://www.cdc.gov/violenceprevention/pdf/IPV_factsheet-a.pdf
  • Women in America: Indicators of Social and Economic Well-Being — This report provides a statistical picture of women in America in five critical areas: demographic and family changes, education, employment, health, and crime and violence. By presenting a snapshot of the well-being of American women, the report greatly enhances our understanding both of how far American women have come and the areas where there is still work to be done.
    http://www.whitehouse.gov/sites/default/files/rss_viewer/Women_in_America.pdf

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Content last updated: July 16, 2012.

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