Research From Our Allies

Facts, Figures and Stories

Family Violence Prevention Fund

Women age 16 to 24 experience the highest rates of rape and sexual assault and people age 18 and 19 experience the highest rates of stalking.
Dating Violence (PDF)

Public Health Institute

Since 1991, California has experienced a 50% decrease in its teen birth rate, compared to the national decrease during this period of 33%.
2010 Teen Births Report (PDF)

National Latina Institute of Reproductive Health

This white paper reviews recent research on adolescent sexuality and reproductive health, sets forth a reproductive justice framework for advancing the sexual health of Latina adolescents and lays out policy approaches to ensure that communities in which healthy decision about sexuality and reproduction are supported and available to adolescents.
Healthy Pregnancies (PDF)