Millions of Americans report they have been victims of a completed or attempted sexual act against their will. These numbers are likely underestimates of the problem: many victims are too ashamed or afraid to report it. Sexual violence is preventable, but no one can prevent it alone. All of us must work together.
This document includes the latest information available for standardizing sexual violence surveillance definitions and data elements.
This report examines sexual violence, stalking, and intimate partner violence victimization using data from 2011.
This infographic highlights facts everyone should know about intimate partner violence, sexual violence, and stalking.
CDC’s National Intimate Partner and Sexual Violence Survey (NISVS) offers valuable data to help communities stop intimate partner violence, sexual violence, and stalking before it starts. Learn more through this fact sheet which provides an overview.