Violence Against Women and Men: Definitions & Gender Differences


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We define _____ as: 'any touching of a sexual nature that is against the victim's will.'

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1. Statistics regarding the national prevalence of crimes such as sexual assault, rape, and domestic violence may be lower than the actual numbers for each crime. This problem is due to which of the following issues?

2. According to national statistics, how many women and men will be the victim of sexual assault in their lifetime?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

There are 3 types of personal crimes committed against men and women, and this quiz/worksheet will help test your understanding of them along with their statistics. To pass the quiz you'll need to know the definitions for these highly personal crimes.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

This quiz and worksheet allow students to test the following items:

  • Definition of domestic violence
  • Number of women and men that will be a victim of sexual assault in their lifetime
  • Definition of rape
  • Reason why the statistics of crimes may be lower than the actual numbers for each crimes
  • Definition of sexual assault

Skills Practiced

In these assessments you'll be tested on the following items:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related crimes against women and men lesson
  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately define terms like rape and domestic violence
  • Information recall- access the knowledge you've gained regarding crime statistics

Additional Learning

To learn more about personal crimes, review the corresponding lesson called Violence Against Women and Men: Definitions & Gender Differences. The lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Understand the connection between violence and gender
  • Provides statistics for all 3 crimes
  • Explains the difference in reporting for male victims and female victims
  • Identify circumstances where rape could occur