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January 2013

Serving Transgender Survivors of Sexual Violence

This technical assistance resource from the Pennsylvania Coalition Against Rape provides statistics on sexual assault in trans communities, addresses the lack of trans-specific services and barriers that transgender individuals may face in accessing services, and provides guidance for advocates.
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January 2013

The National Intimate Partner and Sexual Violence Survey, 2010 Findings on Victimization by Sexual Orientation Factsheet

This fact sheet summarizes 2010 NISVS findings by sexual orientation on intimate partner violence, sexual violence and stalking. It also includes information on opportunities for prevention and action as well as additional resources.
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January 2013

xCHANGE Series Podcasts with Dr. Elaine Enarson

In this series of four short audio podcasts, a leading researcher on gender-based violence in disasters discusses research, prevention strategies, community partnerships, and future directions related to sexual violence in disasters.
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January 2013

A girl's right to learn without fear: Working to end gender-based violence at school

Author(s): Margaret Greene, Omar J. Robles, Krista Stout, Tanja Suvilaakso
This plan calls on governments to prioritize actions tied to 8 key principles to ensure that all children can learn free from violence, and that girls benefit from their equal right to education.
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January 2013

Global and regional estimates of violence against women: Prevalence and health effects of intimate partner violence and non-partner sexual violence

The report presents the first global systematic review of scientific data on the prevalence of two forms of violence against women: violence by an intimate partner (intimate partner violence) and sexual violence by someone other than a partner (non-partner sexual violence). It shows, for the first time, global and regional estimates of the prevalence of these two forms of violence, using data from around the world.
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October 2012

Healthy Masculinity Summit Report

Religious traditions and beliefs can influence masculinity with their dominant stories of what a man's role should be in his home, community, and religious institution. If religious leaders can create environments for healthy dialogue and allow men to express themselves comfortably without using traditional gender role assignments, healthy masculinity and faith can beneficially support one another.
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October 2012

Violence Against Women and Girls in the Post-2015 Framework: Why and How

This paper discusses the ways that gender-based violence against women and girls (VAWG) undermines global development, peace, human rights and social justice as a root cause of inequality, and outlines why a new post-2015 international framework should tackle it.
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October 2012

With Impunity: Men & Gender Violence

Author(s): Michael Paymar, Laura Goodman
The documentary With Impunity: Men & Gender Violence, examines realities and options for ending violence against women. The beliefs about manhood that allow men to exploit and use violence against women are ingrained in our culture. Impunity engages the thinking of leading historians, sociologists and practitioners to examine our past, cultural realities and options for ending gender-based violence.
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August 2012

In Virtual Play, Sex Harassment Is All Too Real

Author(s): Amy O'Leary
The article reports, Sexism, racism, homophobia and general name-calling are longstanding facts of life in certain corners of online video games. But the Cross Assault episode was the first of a series this year that have exposed the severity of the harassment that many women experience in virtual gaming communities.
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August 2012

Know and Tell Why Factsheet

This fact sheet explains the importance of service providers knowing why they are required to ask specific questions, and explaining to survivors what information the agency is trying to find out with the questions. This is particularly important when working with trans individuals.
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July 2012

Master Status Factsheet

The term "master status" was first used by Everett Hughes in the 1940s to describe the tendency of observers to believe that one label or demographic category is more significant than any other aspect of [the observed persons] background, behavior, or performance. When applied to transgender people, master status refers to assuming that everything about a transgender person must be related to their gender.
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May 2012

Who are Transgender People? Transgender Basics for Victim Service Providers

This factsheet provides a brief overview of basic information about transgender identities, including terms and definitions, for victim service providers.