Female Victims of Violence

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This report provides the current findings on nonfatal and fatal violent crimes committed against females. Data are from the Bureau of Justice Statistics‚Äô National Crime Victimization Survey (NCVS), 1993 to 2008, and the Federal Bureau of Investigation‚Äôs (FBI) Uniform Crime Reporting Program’s (UCR) Supplementary Homicide Reports (SHR), 1993 to 2007 (the most recent data available). The report focuses on nonfatal intimate partner violence (IPV), fatal IPV, rape and sexual assault, and stalking. It includes estimates of the extent of crimes against females and the characteristics of crimes and victims. Crime trends are also presented, along with comparative estimates of crimes against males.