Since the oil boom, tribal communities have reported doubling and tripling in calls for sexual assault and domestic violence. The Dakota Access Pipeline is not helping.

1 in 3 Native women are raped, stalked, or abused every year. 9 out of 10 perpetrators are non-Native. Because of a 1978 Supreme Court ruling, Native Nations cannot prosecute non-Natives who commit crimes of sexual violence on their land.

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