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Special Collection

Special Collection
August 2012

Ending Violence Against Women Globally: International policies, programs, and approaches

Author(s): Sheetal Rana
This special collection brings together selected documents that focus on international policies, programs, and approaches to prevent and intervene in violence against women.

Materials

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  • NRCDV Publications
  • General Material
February 2016

The Intersectionality of Forced Marriage with Other Forms of Abuse in the United States

Author(s): Casey Swegman
This Applied Research paper provides information and research on forced marriage in the United States and its intersections with child abuse, sexual assault and rape, domestic and family violence, stalking, female genital mutilation/cutting (FGM/C), and human trafficking. The research demonstrates that forced marriage is a serious but neglected problem in this country, and despite many advocates’ best efforts, survivors of forced marriage and those at risk continue to fall through the cracks of the systems and programs set up to protect individuals from abuse.
Materials
  • General Material
November 2013

Conducting Safe, Effective and Ethical Interviews with Survivors of Sexual and Gender-Based Violence

This media guide includes considerations and guidance for anyone setting out to interview survivors. The tips are organized into stages of preparation for the interview, during the interview, after the interview and special attention is given to ensuring the safety and security of interviewees.
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  • General Material
June 2011

A Different World is Possible: A call for long-term and targeted action to prevent violence against women and girls

Author(s): Somali Cerise
This report from the UK calls for long-term and targeted action to prevent violence against women and girls. In particular, it asks schools and other educational institutions to play their part.
Materials
  • General Material
January 2011

PROTECT: Identifying and Protecting High Risk Victims of Gender Based Violence - an Overview

Author(s): Ute Rösemann, Branislava Marvanová Vargová, Regina Webhofer
This report summarizes project PROTECT which aims at contributing to the prevention and reduction of the most serious forms of gender-based violence against girls, young women and their children, such as grievous bodily harm, homicide and attempted homicide, including so-called honour crimes and killings.
Materials
  • General Material
February 2010

Shattered Lives: Homicides, Domestic Violence and Asian Families

Author(s): Firoza Chic Dabby, Hetana Patel, Grace Poore
This report analyzes 160 cases of domestic violence related homicides in Asian families based on newspaper clippings and information from advocates for a six-year period (from 2000 to 2005).
Materials
  • General Material
August 2009

A Call to Act: Engaging Religious Leaders and Communities in Addressing Gender-based Violence and HIV

Author(s): Britt Herstad
This document offers information and guidance to religious leaders, communities, and institutions on gender-based violence and HIV, why they should address the issues, and how they can address them through specific activities and approaches.
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  • General Material
April 2009

A Guide to Programming Gender-based Violence Prevention and Response Activities

This guide is intended to provide practical recommendations for USAID staff and presents a framework for addressing gender-based violence globally.
Materials
  • General Material
January 2009

15 Years of the United Nations Special Rapporteur on Violence against Women, its Causes and Consequences (1994-2009) - A Critical Review

This review takes stock of the achievements of 15 years of work on the VAW mandate, which has produced an impressive collection of annual reports, country mission reports, and communication reports comprising many communications to and from governments.
Materials
  • General Material
January 2009

Domestic Abuse, Stalking and Harassment and Honour Based Violence (DASH, 2009) Risk Identification and Assessment and Management Model

Author(s): Laura Richards
This document describes the DASH risk assessment tool that was designed for practitioners who work with victims of domestic abuse in the UK in order to help them identify those who are at high risk of harm.
Materials
  • General Material
January 2009

CAADA Domestic Abuse, Stalking and 'Honour'-based Violence (DASH) Risk Identification Checklist

Author(s): Laura Richards
This checklist is a consistent and simple to use tool for practitioners who work with victims of domestic abuse in order to help them identify those who are at high risk of harm and whose cases should be referred to a Multi-Agency Risk Assessment Conference (MARAC) meeting in order to manage the risk.
Materials
  • General Material
January 2002

Violence in the Home is a Global Phenomenon: Immigrant and Refugee Power and Control Wheel

Author(s): Bri Chomilo
An adaptation of the Power & Control Wheel, this illustration describes abusive tactics that batterers use to control their victims, focusing on how they may be experienced by battered immigrant and refugee women.