Elder Abuse: More Than 1 in 9 Alaskan Women 60+ Experienced Abuse in the Past Year (transcript)
KeywordAlaska Victimization Survey (AVS)
intimate partner violence (IPV)
violence against women
victims of crime
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Abstract[This is a transcript of a video presentation, which can be found at https://youtu.be/DT5KdyOmNJE.] Dr. Andre Rosay, director of the Justice Center at University of Alaska Anchorage, presents findings from the Alaska Victimization Survey with L. Diane Casto, executive director of the Alaska Council on Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault (CDVSA), which funds the Alaska Victimization Survey. Results show that 11.5% or 1 in 9 Alaskan women aged 60 and older experienced psychological or physical abuse in the past year.
DescriptionThis is a transcript of a video presentation, which can be found at https://youtu.be/DT5KdyOmNJE. This video was also included with the Summer 2017 issue of the Alaska Justice Forum.
PublisherJustice Center, University of Alaska Anchorage; Council on Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault, Alaska Department of Public Safety