BJS finds a decline of more than 60 percent in sexual violence against females from 1995 to 2010
from Bureau of Justice Statistics
The Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS) has released
Female Victims of Sexual Violence
(NCJ 240655). Presents trends in the rate of completed or attempted rape or sexual assault against females from 1995 to 2010. The report examines demographic characteristics of female victims of sexual violence and characteristics of the offender and incident, including victim-offender relationship, whether the offender had a weapon, and the location of the victimization.
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