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National Collective of Rape Crisis & Related Groups of Aotearoa Inc. : the first five years : rape & sexual abuse in New Zealand, 1992 - 1996 clients

Contributor(s): Holdt & Associates. Evaluation & Research Services; J R Mckenzie Trust.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: Auckland Holdt & Associates, Evaluation & Research Services 1997Description: 16 p.Subject(s): DOMESTIC VIOLENCE | OFFENDERS | RAPE | SEXUAL ABUSE | STATISTICS | VICTIMS | INTIMATE PARTNER VIOLENCE | SEXUAL VIOLENCEDDC classification: FVR 362.883 NAT Summary: This report presents the findings from a project that collected demographics and statistics of all the rape or sexual abuse experiences that were reported to Rape Crisis centres across New Zealand between 1992 and 1996. The main aim of this programme was to enable Rape Crisis to improve service provision and accountability, and to identify emerging themes and trends from the data. A brief history of Rape Crisis is included. The data collected includes the number of Rape Crisis contacts logged, and by which service throughout New Zealand; the type of contact, either survivor or referrer; the type of abuse; when the abuse occurred; the age at which the abuse occurred; the frequency and duration of the abuse; the relationship of the survivor to the perpetrator; police notifications; and Accident Compensation Corporation counselling claims. The findings show that there were 25,331 contacts with Rape Crisis, with 43% of these made by survivors; most contact was self-referral; the majority of clients were of New Zealand Pakeha/European descent (70%); and more than half the survivors (53%) were raped or sexually abused as children.
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Report Report TRVF 000089 Master for copying Available A00670685B

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This report presents the findings from a project that collected demographics and statistics of all the rape or sexual abuse experiences that were reported to Rape Crisis centres across New Zealand between 1992 and 1996. The main aim of this programme was to enable Rape Crisis to improve service provision and accountability, and to identify emerging themes and trends from the data. A brief history of Rape Crisis is included. The data collected includes the number of Rape Crisis contacts logged, and by which service throughout New Zealand; the type of contact, either survivor or referrer; the type of abuse; when the abuse occurred; the age at which the abuse occurred; the frequency and duration of the abuse; the relationship of the survivor to the perpetrator; police notifications; and Accident Compensation Corporation counselling claims. The findings show that there were 25,331 contacts with Rape Crisis, with 43% of these made by survivors; most contact was self-referral; the majority of clients were of New Zealand Pakeha/European descent (70%); and more than half the survivors (53%) were raped or sexually abused as children.

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