CDC Releases New Study on Intimate Partner Violence

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1in10women-v2Today, the CDC NISVS released a new study on Intimate Partner Violence in the United States – 2010, expanding upon data from the original NISVS summary report released in 2012. This report reminds us of the strong linkages of intimate partner violence and sexual violence. Specifically, the report found that nearly 1 in 10 women in the United States (9.4%) has been raped by an intimate partner in her lifetime.

In March 2014, PreventConnect will host a web conference sharing the results of this report and exploring the implications for prevention. Go to www.PreventConnect.org for more information and registration.

Click here for the full report. Click here to download graphic.

Shaina Brown

Shaina Brown is responsible for managing strategic communications and providing analysis on legislative issues related to sexual violence. Shaina has a background in public affairs, media relations and grant management. Shaina joined the movement to end sexual violence in 2009, serving as a volunteer for Jeans 4 Justice, a San Diego based social change organization.

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