A Call to Action: Enhancing the Quality and Usefulness of Sexual Violence Data in NJ
*To share new data and data gathering opportunities that give us a better understanding of trends in sexual violence including: new procedures for capturing UCR data, results of the federal NSVIS survey on interpersonal violence and results of the recent gender norms survey.
*Recognize the implications of this and other data on both the intervention and prevention of sexual violence for children and adults.
*Establish a path forward in improving both data collection and data integration across all departments of state government and across all the related fields concerned with power based personal violence.
Panelists include staff from the New Jersey Coalition Against Sexual Assault, Prevent Child Abuse of NJ and Women’s Law Project