Shockingly High Rate of Violence Against Women Found in Alaska

Photo and Story by Ellen Lockyer, KSKA – Anchorage

Alaska has led the nation in the incidence of sexual assault and domestic violence against women, but until now, there were no clear numbers on the rate of victimization.  Those numbers have been found to be shockingly high.  As KSKA’s Ellen Lockyer reports, a new survey indicates that close to half of all Alaska women have experienced physical violence at some point in their lives.

Photo: Dr. Andre Rosay, director of the UAA Justice Center,  reads the new stats on violence against Alaska women.

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