Alaska Victimization Survey (AVS)
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2014–2015 ALASKA VICTIMIZATION SURVEY RESULTS
One in four women in the Aleutian/Pribilof Island Region have experienced sexual violence in their lifetime.
Alaska Victimization Survey results show that:
More than 1 in 9 Alaskan women age 60+ experienced
psychological or physical abuse in the past year.
2015 Alaska Victimization Survey results
About the Alaska Victimization Survey
Every human being has the right to be safe and free from violence in their own homes, in their relationships, and in their community. Intimate partner violence and sexual violence are endemic problems. The Alaska Victimization Survey provides comprehensive statewide and regional data to guide planning and policy development and to evaluate the impact of prevention and intervention services. Results can be used to support prevention and intervention efforts that reduce violence against women.
The Alaska Victimization Survey is conducted by the UAA Justice Center for the Council on Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault (CDVSA).
We thank every woman in Alaska who has participated in this survey. Because of your courage, we know more about the impact of violence and are better prepared to respond to and prevent it across our state.
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