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Smith et al., 2018 Chad Sniffen Tue, 04/27/2021

A majority of female victims of completed or attempted rape first experienced such victimization early in life, with 81.3% (nearly 20.8 million victims) reporting that it first occurred prior to age 25.

Smith et al., 2018 Chad Sniffen Tue, 04/27/2021

Approximately 1 in 5 (21.3% or an estimated 25.5 million) women in the U.S. reported completed or attempted rape at some point in their lifetime, including completed forced penetration, attempted forced penetration, or alcohol/drug facilitated completed penetration. About 2.6% of U.S. men (an estimated 2.8 million) experienced completed or attempted rape victimization in their lifetime.

Black et al., 2011 Chad Sniffen Tue, 04/27/2021

Most female victims of completed rape (79.6%) experienced their first rape before the age of 25; 42.2% experienced their first completed rape before the age of 18 years.

One in Three: Understanding the Global Issue of Violence Against Women Jennifer Benner Tue, 03/16/2021

Nearly one in three women globally experience violence according to a new report from the World Health Organization.

A Celebration of Extraordinary Women Melissa Powers Wed, 03/10/2021

We highlight two children’s books and two adult non-fiction books to help recognize Women’s History Month.

Global Rights for Women's Publications on Gendered Violence JL Heinze Mon, 03/08/2021

Global Rights for Women provides an array of publications and virtual panels in service to their goal of ending violence against women and girls.

Access the page Here

Gender-Based Violence During COVID-19 Pandemic: A Mini-Review JL Heinze Wed, 03/03/2021

 Mittal & Singh explore how the COVID-19 pandemic has impacted gender-based violence in India.

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Covid-19 Stats: Four Times More Women Than Men Dropped Out of the Labor Force in September 2020 JL Heinze Tue, 02/23/2021

Four Times More Women Than Men Dropped Out of the Labor Force in September 

Claire Ewing-Nelson of the National Women's Law Center has produced an infographic publication outlining statistics on women's job loss amidst the COVID-19 pandemic, with the key finding that women have taken the majority of employment loss. 

The publication can be accessed Here