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Where do I report Internet child pornography?
Information about how to report child pornography (and other cases of sexual exploitation of childre... Read More
Last updated:  04/15/2013

I am a crime victim, how can I get help?
Help in your area is available from your State/Local Victim Compensation and Assistance programs. As... Read More
Last updated:  02/18/2015

How do I report child pornography?
To report child pornography and/or potential cases involving the sexual exploitation of children, co... Read More
Last updated:  11/12/2012

How do I report child pornography which I received via e-mail?
Information about how to report child pornography that was sent to you via e-mail can be found on th... Read More
Last updated:  04/15/2013

How many children are sexually abused in the United States?
Child sexual abuse statistics are available in the Department of Health and Human Services' annual C... Read More
Last updated:  10/04/2010

I am a member of the military and have been a victim of crime. Where can I go for assistance?
Each military department has established an interdisciplinary Victim and Witness Assistance Council ... Read More
Last updated:  05/08/2013

How do I obtain information on Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner (SANE) certification?
Information on SANE certification is available on the Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner (SANE) - Sexual ... Read More
Last updated:  09/17/2010

Is there a hotline for rape victims?
The Rape, Abuse and Incest National Network (RAINN) is the nation's largest anti-sexual assault orga... Read More
Last updated:  10/04/2010

How many women are raped each year in the U.S.?
The number of rapes that occur in the U.S. is available in Criminal Victimization in the United Stat... Read More
Last updated:  10/04/2010

How can I order OVC publications and products?
Many OVC publications and products are available in hardcopy and can be ordered from the National Cr... Read More
Last updated:  04/10/2013

Is technical assistance available for the implementation of the Sexual Assault Forensic Examination (SAFE) Protocol?
The National Protocol for Sexual Assault Medical Forensic Examinations: Adults/Adolescents, Second E... Read More
Last updated:  04/24/2013

How many sexual assaults occur on college campuses?
Data on women sexually assaulted on campus can be found on the Sexual Assault on Campus: Measuring F... Read More
Last updated:  01/16/2014

What is drug-facilitated rape?
Information about drug-facilitated rape/sexual assault can be found in Drug-Facilitated Rape: Lookin... Read More
Last updated:  11/11/2011

How many violent crimes occur on college campuses?
The Campus Safety and Security Data Analysis Cutting Tool site from the U.S. Department of Education... Read More
Last updated:  06/27/2013

Where can I locate information about date rape?
Information on date rape may be obtained by visiting the Crime Victimization: Sexual Abuse or Violen... Read More
Last updated:  11/30/2012

Can you help me locate resources on trafficking of children?
Information on child trafficking victims is available in Trafficking in Persons Report, a publicatio... Read More
Last updated:  08/05/2014

What is the new definition of Forcible Rape under the Federal Bureau of Investigation's (FBI) Uniform Crime Reporting (UCR) program?
In a Department of Justice Press Release, former Attorney General Holder recently announced a new de... Read More
Last updated:  03/16/2012

Where can I find statistics on sexual assaults in the military?
Statistics on sexual assaults in the military can be found in the Department of Defense Annual Repor... Read More
Last updated:  05/08/2013

What is Vision 21?
The Vision 21: Transforming Victim Services initiative was launched by OVC in fall 2010 to expand th... Read More
Last updated:  06/25/2013
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