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.
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.
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.
Nearly one in three women globally experience violence according to a new report from the World Health Organization.
We highlight two children’s books and two adult non-fiction books to help recognize Women’s History Month.
Global Rights for Women provides an array of publications and virtual panels in service to their goal of ending violence against women and girls.
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Casa de Esperanza has created a Google Spreadsheet called the "COVID-19 Resource Library" which provides a bilingual virtual library on resources in Spanish and Indigenous Languages.
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Mittal & Singh explore how the COVID-19 pandemic has impacted gender-based violence in India.
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States Attorneys has provided a list of 25 resources on COVID-19 specific Domestic Violence.
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The List includes the following Table of Contents:
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