Domestic Violence: Intervention

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This brochure provides general information about recognizing domestic violence in the workplace and addressing colleagues - victims or abusers - appropriately.
Authors: Liz Claiborne, Inc.
This short article discusses the importance of parents and other caregivers to understand what is "normal" sexual development and behavior in children and teenagers, and which behaviors might signal that a child is a victim of sexual abuse.
Authors: Phil Rich
This information sheet provides a set of questions to help young people identify teen dating abuse. It also provides contact information of national level services for dating violence intervention and safety planning.
Authors: Futures Without Violence
November 4, 2014
In this article, the author first discusses how Native women, girls, and boys have been sold for sex on ships in the Duluth Port in Minnesota, an issue she previously wrote about in a report entitled "Garden of Truth: The Prostitution and Trafficking of Native Women in Minnesota." The author then discusses the issue within a broader legal context, and concludes by emphasizing the importance of sharing the story of Native individuals trafficked in this way.
Authors: Christine Stark
April 2013
This list provides bibliographic references for the 2-part VAWnet Special Collection series, Trauma-Informed Domestic Violence Services.
Authors: National Center on Domestic Violence, Trauma, and Mental Health
This "contract" includes a list of questions to consider when defining the terms of a healthy dating relationship. Generates discussion about preferences and rights.
Authors: Safe Place
This handout lists individual rights and responsibilities in dating relationships.
Authors: Alternatives to Fear
September 2011
This booklet, designed for youth, discusses sexual violence and intimate partner abuse. It suggests ways to evaluate the status of a relationship and how to get involved if you are concerned about someone else's relationship.
Authors: Vermont Network Against Domestic and Sexual Violence
July 2005
Provides a critical overview of current research conducted to better understand the contexts, dynamics and impact of intimate partner violence within LGBTQ communities and identifies several barriers that still exist within support services.
Authors: Janice Ristock in consultation with Norma Timbang
March 2013
The report comprises a thematic analysis by the Special Rapporteur of the integration of a human rights-based approach in measures to discourage the demand that fosters all forms of exploitation of persons, especially women and children, and which leads to human trafficking.
Authors: Sigma Huda, Special Rapporteur