Sexual Violence Toward Native American Women

Native American women suffer the highest incidence of sexual and other violence and face specific legal hurdles. More research and advocacy are needed to reverse this trend.


Mending the Sacred Hoop is a Native-owned and operated nonprofit based in Minnesota that is working to end violence against Native women.

U.S. Department of Justice Office on Violence Against Women on Tribal Communities reports on violence against women in Indian country and how their office is working to improve Native girls' and women's safety and security.