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  • Unknown author (1in6, 2011)
    This fact sheet discusses statistics for adult men who have survived sexual abuse during childhood, including research supporting the argument that most current estimates are underestimates. It also provides information ...
  • Lee, Jaeah; Lurie, Julia (Mother Jones, 2015)
    The result of a joint investigation by Mother Jones and Ted Miller, an economist at the Pacific Institute for Research and Evaluation. Based on Miller’s work identifying and quantifying the societal impacts of gun violence, ...
  • Aiken, Ashley; Ross, Joshua; Canada, Meredith; Farrington, Elizabeth; Reynolds, Christine (Indiana Criminal Justice Institute Research & Planning Division, 2018)
    In 2017, the Indiana Criminal Justice Institute (ICJI) conducted its second Indiana Crime Victimization Survey (ICVS). The purpose of this project was to collect data that could complement other available crime data (for ...
  • Unknown author (American Association of University Women (AAUW), 2017)
    This fact sheet provides basic explanations of and statistics on human trafficking, including sex trafficking and labor trafficking. It covers both worldwide and US contexts of human trafficking, and discusses human ...
  • Mosqueda, Laura; Burnight, Kerry; Gironda, Melanie; Moore, Alison; Robinson, Jehni; Olsen, Bonnie (2016)
    Elder mistreatment is experienced by 10% of older adults and is much more common among older adults with dementia. It is associated with increased rates of psychological distress, hospitalization and death and, in the US, ...
  • Unknown author (National Center on Elder Abuse (NCEA), 2012)
    This research brief synthesizes research on the mistreatment of adults with a disability. It covers findings on prevalence and types of abuse and continuing needs for strengthening protection of those living in long term ...
  • Baladerian, Nora; Coleman, Thomas; Stream, Jim (Disability and Abuse Project, 2013)
    The 2012 Survey on Abuse of People with Disabilities is the first national survey of its kind -- one that focuses on incidents of, responses to, and attitudes about abuse or crime victimization of children and adults with ...
  • Unknown author (National Center on Elder Abuse (NCEA), 2012)
    This research brief synthesizes research on the mistreatment of those living in long term care facilities or nursing homes, including both older adults and otherwise dependent adults. It covers findings on prevalence and ...
  • Dank, Meredith; Yu, Lily; Yahner, Jennifer (Urban Institute, 2016)
    The study focused on lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and youth questioning their sexual identity (LGBTQ); young men who have sex with men (YMSM); and young women who have sex with women (YWSW). All of the youth ...
  • Zweig, Janine; Newmark, Lisa; Raja, Darakshan; Denver, Megan (Urban Institute, 2014)
    The Violence Against Women Act required that as a condition of eligibility for federal STOP (Services*Training*Officers*Prosecutors) grant program—a major federal avenue for funding violence against women programs, services, ...
  • Sered, Danielle (Vera Institute of Justice, 2017)
    In the United States, violence and mass incarceration are deeply entwined, though evidence shows that both can decrease at the same time. A new vision is needed to meaningfully address violence and reduce the use of ...
  • DiGiovanni, Steve; Frances, Rebecca Hoffmann; Lawton, Angela; Brown, Rebecca; Wilkinson, Barrett; Murphy, Elizabeth; Ouellette, Stacey; Gerwin, Roslyn (Maine Medical Center, 2017)
    This toolkit includes a few infographics (on pages 4, 5, and 6) that summarize findings of the ACE study and specifics of the study on children in Maine. The statistics show that ACEs are common and that children who ...
  • Unknown author (Center on the Developing Child at Harvard University, 2018)
    This infographic and FAQ define adverse childhood experiences (ACEs) and toxic stress and discuss options for reducing the effects of the trauma from these experiences. The publications describe types of ACEs like physical ...
  • Wick, Carol; Apple, Marlo; Rivers-Cochran, Julie Ann; Massey, Chelsea (Safe Housing Partnerships, 2014)
    The problem of homelessness in Florida has become a central focus for the state. Florida has the third highest number of homeless people in the nation and it also has one of the highest rates of domestic violence. Survivors ...
  • Labrum, Travis; Solomon, Phyllis (Violence and Gender, 2016)
    Persons with psychiatric disorders (PD) are at a modestly increased risk of committing violence. Only a very small portion of general and gun-related violence by persons with PD is committed against strangers. Instead, ...
  • Houston-Kolnik, Jaclyn; Vasquez, Amanda; Alderden, Megan; Hiselman, Jennifer (Illinois Criminal Justice Information Authority, 2017)
    To assist the Ad Hoc Victim Services Committee at its convening on January 10 and 11, 2017, ICJIA researchers conducted a study to identify crime victim needs and service gaps and measure the existing capacity of Illinois ...
  • Stein, Nan; Mennemeier, Kelly (National Resource Center on Domestic Violence VAWnet, 2011)
    This paper first introduces and discusses a recent policy memo from the U.S. Department of Education that clarifies the distinctions between bullying and harassment and the priorities and responsibilities of school districts, ...
  • Irazola, Seri; Williamson, Erin; Stricker, Julie; Niedzwiecki, Emily (National Institute of Justice (NIJ), 2014)
    These are the findings of an NIJ-funded study examining how wrongful convictions affect the original crime victims, an area in which no prior empirical research had been conducted. Researchers from ICF International conducted ...
  • Campbell, Rebecca; Greeson, Megan; Bybee, Deborah; Kennedy, Angie; Patterson, Debra (Michigan State University, 2011)
    The purpose of this project was to examine adolescent sexual assault survivors’ help-seeking experiences with the legal and medical systems in two Midwestern communities that have different models of Sexual Assault Nurse ...
  • Felitti, Vincent (Academic Pediatrics, 2009)
    The article [“Adverse childhood exposures and reported child health at age 12”] by Flaherty and colleagues in this issue studies the determinants of health in 805 high-risk children by evaluating them at age 6 and age 12, ...