Victims are less likely to report violent crime to police if they live in counties where immigrant populations swelled after 1990, according to research forthcoming in Criminology.
Estimates put the the economic cost of sexual violence in the United States in the trillions of dollars.
As the #MeToo movement has grown, one question continues to surface: Why would someone who experienced sexual assault wait years to come forward? Research shows the answer is complicated.
Researchers have found a link between journalists’ coverage of sexual assault, the prevalence of rape in society and how seriously police take reports when victims come forward.
Research that documents the perils women face on the migrant trail.
This roundup compiles scholarship on sexual harassment and assault, with an eye to demographic trends and health effects.
A study in the American Journal of Criminal Justice looks at where registered sex offenders live 15 years after arrest.
A 2016 study in Criminology & Public Policy that looks at older, untested rape kits to gauge their usefulness to criminal justice authorities.