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Q&A

  • How many children are sexually abused in the United States?
    Child sexual abuse statistics are available in the Department of Health and Human Services' annual r... Read More
    Last Updated: August 26, 2015

  • What are the effects on children who have witnessed domestic violence?
    Information on children exposed to domestic violence is available in the National Institute of Justi... Read More
    Last Updated: November 22, 2011

  • Where can I locate statistics on child abuse and neglect in the United States?
    Statistics on child abuse and neglect are available in the Department of Health and Human Services' ... Read More
    Last Updated: April 8, 2013

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Publications

  • The Facts on Children's Exposure to Violence,  OJJDP-Sponsored, December 2015, NCJ 249811. (4 pages).
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  • Prevalence of Childhood Exposure to Violence, Crime, and Abuse: Results From the National Survey of Children's Exposure to Violence,  OJJDP-Sponsored, August 2015, NCJ 249358. (9 pages).
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  • Weapon Involvement in the Victimization of Children,  OJJDP-Sponsored, June 2015, NCJ 249203. (10 pages).
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  • Access to Safety: Health Outcomes, Substance Use and Abuse, and Service Provision for LGBTQ Youth, YMSM, and YQSW Who Engage in Survival Sex,  OJJDP-Sponsored, February 2016, NCJ 249782. (70 pages).
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  • Model Programs Guide Literature Review: Commercial Sexual Exploitation of Children/Sex Trafficking,  OJJDP-Sponsored, August 2014, NCJ 249694. (14 pages).
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  • Surviving the Streets of New York: Experiences of LGBTQ Youth, YMSM, and YWSW Engaged in Survival Sex,  OJJDP-Sponsored, February 2015, NCJ 248660. (94 pages).
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