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Female Victims of Violent Crime


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ADVANCE FOR RELEASE AT 4:30 P.M. EST           BJS
WEDNESDAY DECEMBER 18, 1996           202/633-3047

  WOMEN ARE VIOLENT CRIME VICTIMS AT A LOWER RATE  
   THAN MEN, BUT THE DIFFERENCE IS NARROWING
 Women Are More Likely To Be Attacked By Intimates

     WASHINGTON, D.C. -- There were 10.9 million
violent crimes during 1994, with two female
victims for every three male victims, the Justice
Department's...