Latinas in the US and Sexual Violence
According to figures issued by the US Census Board in 2008 by the year 2050 they expect that 30% of the total population will be Hispanic. According to the National Crime Victimization Survey (Bureau of Justice Statistics, 2004) one in six females over the age of 13 in the US are victims of sexual assault or rape at the hands of an acquaintance. That means if you take the Census predictions into account by the time 2050 rolls around the number of Latinas who will have experienced some form of sexual violence would reach 10.8 million. Read more….