NIJ Report: “Violence Against American Indian and Alaska Native Women and Men”

Here:

Violence Against American Indian and Alaska Native Women and Men_NNIJ_20…

The NIJ released new survey results this week, and things are as bad as they’ve ever been.  The results say that 4 out of 5 women and men are victims of violence:

More than 4 in 5 American Indian and Alaska Native women (84.3 percent) have experienced violence in their lifetime. This includes —

■■ 56.1 percent who have experienced sexual violence.

■■ 55.5 percent who have experienced physical violence by an intimate partner.

■■ 48.8 percent who have experienced stalking.

■■ 66.4 percent who have experienced psychological aggression by an intimate partner.

Overall, more than 1.5 million American Indian and Alaska Native women have experienced violence in their lifetime.

More than 4 in 5 American Indian and Alaska Native men (81.6 percent) have experienced violence in their lifetime. This includes —

■■ 27.5 percent who have experienced sexual violence.

■■ 43.2 percent who have experienced physical violence by an intimate partner.

■■ 18.6 percent who have experienced stalking.

■■ 73.0 percent who have experienced psychological aggression by an intimate partner.

Overall, more than 1.4 million American Indian and Alaska Native men have experienced violence in their lifetime.

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