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ERIC Number: EJ793245
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2007-Apr
Pages: 3
Abstractor: Author
ISSN: ISSN-1086-4385
Sexual Victimization of Youth
Small, Kevonne; Zweig, Janine M.
Prevention Researcher, v14 n2 p3-5 Apr 2007
An estimated 7.0% to 8.1% of American youth report being sexually victimized at some point in their life time. This article presents a background to youth sexual victimization, focusing on prevalence data, challenging issues when studying this problem, risk factors, and common characteristics of perpetrators. Additionally, a type of sexual violence which is rarely discussed, that of commercial sexual exploitation of children and youth, is introduced.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
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Language: English
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