Alaska Victimization Survey (AVS)

Alaska Victimization Survey (AVS)

Alaska Victimization Survey: Research on Violence Against Women in Alaska

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Recent results from the Alaska Victimization Survey

Aleutian/Pribilof Islands

One in four women in the Aleutian/Pribilof Island Region have experienced sexual violence in their lifetime.

Elder abuse

More than 1 in 9 Alaskan women age 60+ experienced psychological or physical abuse in the past year.

Stalking

1 in 4 women in the Municipality of Anchorage have experienced stalking.

1 in 3 women in Alaska have experienced stalking.

2015 Alaska Victimization Survey results

2015 Alaska Victimization Survey results show decline in intimate partner and sexual violence since 2010.

2015 results for the Municipality of Anchorage

2015 results for Alaska statewide


About the Alaska Victimization Survey

UAA Justice CenterAlaska's Council on Domestic Violence & Sexual AssaultEvery 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).

Our thanks

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.