Sexual Violence in the Lives of African American Women

Publish Date: 
March 2013
Description: 

This Applied Research paper reviews the sociohistorical context of Black women’s sexual victimization, the characteristics of Black rape survivors and their experiences, and the risk factors that elevate Black women’s vulnerability to rape and consequences thereof. Culturally sensitive techniques to promote resilience are offered.

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Bibliography: 
Carolyn M. West in consultation with Kalimah Johnson