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Sexual Victimization of College Women

NCJ Number
182369
Date Published
January 2001
Author(s)
Bonnie S. Fisher; Francis T. Cullen; Michael G. Turner
Annotation
A joint report from BJS and the National Institute of Justice which explores the prevalence and nature of sexual assault occurring at colleges throughout the nation.
Abstract

A joint report from BJS and the National Institute of Justice (NIJ) that explores the prevalence and nature of sexual assault occurring at colleges throughout the nation. The study found that about 3 percent of college women experienced a completed and/or attempted rape during the current college year. The study also included a comparison component conducted using methodology similar to that of the National Crime Victimization Survey (NCVS) conducted by BJS. The report was authored under grants from BJS and NIJ.

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