For additional sources of crime data and statistics, see the Criminal Justice Data & Statistics research guide.
African American Experience of Sexual Assault in Maryland, 2003-2006 (ICPSR 25201)
The purpose of this study was to better understand the problem of sexual assault among African American women in Maryland, assess their use of available resources in response to sexual assault, and explore their use of alternative sources of care.
Sexual Assault Among Latinas (SALAS) Study, May-September 2008 [United States] (ICPSR 28142)
This Sexual Assault Among Latinas (SALAS) study was designed to examine interpersonal victimization among a national sample of Latino women, particularly focusing on help-seeking behaviors, culturally relevant factors, and psychosocial impacts.
Reducing Repeat Sexual Assault Victimization: Design and Testing of a Risk Reduction Program in New York City, New York, and Seattle, Washington, 2003-2005 (ICPSR 20345)
The goal of the study was to develop an intervention that would be analogous to safety planning for battered women, and one that could be used by sexual assault counselors as an adjunct to psychological counseling.
Reporting Sexual Assault to the Police in Honolulu, Hawaii, 1987-1992 (ICPSR 3051)
This study was undertaken to investigate factors facilitating and hindering a victim's decision to report a sexual assault to the police. Further objectives were to use the findings to assist in the design of effective intervention methods by sexual assault treatment centers and community education projects, and to present significant findings useful for community policing and other criminal justice initiatives.
Alaska Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner (SANE) Data, 1996-2006 (ICPSR 28367)
This project examined the characteristics of sexual assault victimizations in Alaska, as observed and recorded by sexual assault nurse examiners in Anchorage, Kodiak, Bethel, Soldotna, Nome, Fairbanks, Homer, and Kotzebue.
Campus Climate Survey on Sexual Assault and Sexual Misconduct, 2014-2019 (ICPSR 37662)
In 2018, the Association of American Universities (AAU) assembled 33 schools to participate in the spring of 2019 as a follow-up to the 2015 survey.
Campus Climate Survey on Sexual Assault and Sexual Misconduct, 2010-2015 (ICPSR 36696)
The Association of American Universities (AAU) Campus Climate Survey on Sexual Assault and Sexual Misconduct developed and implemented a scientific survey to better understand the attitudes and experiences of students with respect to sexual assault and sexual misconduct. The survey's primary goal was to provide participating institutions of higher education (IHEs) with information to inform their policies to prevent and respond to sexual assault and misconduct.
Sexual Assault Among Intimates in Houston, Texas, 2003 (ICPSR 20360)
The purpose of this study was to describe the frequency and consequences of sexual assault within abusive intimate relationships, specific to ethnicity and immigrant status, and compare the findings to a similar group of physically abused women who had not experienced intimate partner sexual assault.
Sexual Assault During and After Separation or Divorce in Rural Ohio, 2003-2004 (ICPSR 4309)
This qualitative study explored incidents of sexual assault of women by former husbands or cohabitants and the link to male peer support for sexually aggressive men in rural Ohio. Sexual assault was defined as unwanted sexual contact, sexual coercion, attempted rape, or rape.
The Detroit Sexual Assault Kit Action Research Project: 1980-2009 (ICPSR 35632)
The four primary goals of The Detroit Sexual Assault Kit Action Research Project (DSAK-ARP) were:
To assess the scope of the problem by conducting a complete census of all sexual assault kits (SAKs) in police property.
To identify the underlying factors that contributed to why Detroit had so many un-submitted SAKs.
To develop a plan for testing SAKs and to evaluate the efficacy of that plan.
To create a victim notification protocol and evaluate the efficacy of that protocol.
Evidence, Sexual Assaults, and Case Outcomes: Understanding the Role of Sexual Assault Kits, Non-Forensic Evidence, and Case Characteristics, 2015-2017 (ICPSR 37261)
This project examined the role of sexual assault medical forensic exams (sexual assault kits) and other case characteristics in achieving investigative and prosecutorial outcomes in sexual assault cases.
Risk Management of Sexually Abusive Youth in Massachusetts, 1998-2004 (ICPSR 4308)
The goal of this study was to assist the Massachusetts Department of Social Services (DSS) with the risk management of youth (aged 4 to 20), identified through the Assessment for Safe and Appropriate Placement (ASAP) program, because of their sexually inappropriate and coercive behavior.
More datasets from ICPSR on Sexual Assault.
Global Database on Violence Against Women (UN)
In December 2006, the General Assembly of the United Nations adopted a comprehensive resolution calling for intensification of efforts to eliminate all forms of violence against women and requesting the Secretary-General to establish a coordinated database on the extent, nature and consequences of all forms of violence against women, and on the impact and effectiveness of policies and programmes for eliminating such violence. The database was developed and launched in 2009, and was called the
WHO Global Database on Prevalence of Violence against Women
A comprehensive database on the prevalence of the two most common forms of violence against women globally: Intimate partner violence and sexual violence by someone other than a partner, referred to as non-partner sexual violence. This interactive data visualization platform presents the first global, regional and country/area estimates on intimate partner violence and global and regional estimates on non-partner sexual violence in the United Nations Sustainable Goals era (2015-2030).