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IWPR Publication

Intersections of Stalking and Economic Security
by Institute for Women's Policy Research (January 2017)

Washington, DC—In recognition of National Stalking Awareness Month, the Institute for Women’s Policy Research (IWPR) released a briefing paper documenting the economic insecurity faced by victims of stalking, who represent over one in six women and more than one in 19 men in the United States. The paper reviews available social science and policy research on the economic impact of stalking and presents data on the economic disparities faced by specific populations, including victims of color, with Native American women especially likely to experience stalking (24.5 percent of American Indian/Alaska Native women).

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