Policy Brief Cost of Sexual Violence in Iowa,

(1998) Policy Brief Cost of Sexual Violence in Iowa,. Human Rights, Department of

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Abstract

Sexual violence is a serious and costly public health problem in Iowa. In addition to its emotional toll, sexual violence causes substantial financial damage to the victims, their families, and society as whole. Injuries from sexual violence result in large expenditures by our systems of health care, law enforcement, criminal justice, and welfare. More important, acts of sexual violence lead to even greater costs that arise from lost productivity and the inability of victims and families to continue with activities of daily life.

Item Type: Departmental Report
Keywords: Criminal, Juvenile Justice, Sexual violence, Human Rights,
Subjects: Laws and regulations
Social issues and programs > Civil and human rights
ID Code: 33149
Deposited By: Margaret Barr
Deposited On: 28 Jul 2020 19:56
Last Modified: 28 Jul 2020 19:56
URI: http://publications.iowa.gov/id/eprint/33149