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Female Victims of Violent Crime

NCJ Number
162602
Date Published
December 1996
Agencies
BJS
Publication Series
Annotation
This report summarizes findings from several U.S. Department of Justice published reports that focus on the number of violent victimizations of women, rates of victimization, and the contexts in which the incidents occurred.
Abstract
This report includes victimization trend data from the National Crime Victimization Survey and the Federal Bureau of Investigation's Uniform Crime Reporting Program's Supplementary Homicide Reports. It summarizes data on both fatal and nonfatal violence between intimates (present or former spouse, boyfriend, or girlfriend) as opposed to relatives, friends or acquaintances, and strangers.
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