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April 2012

OPDV Bulletin: Strangulation in Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault

Author(s): Gael Strack, George McClane
This article presents an overview of the risks posed by strangulation attempts in domestic violence cases, and is adapted from a portion of a presentation from the three-day conference, "Detection and Prosecution of Strangulation in Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault Cases.”
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March 2012

Teen Victims of Domestic Violence Homicide in Washington State

This brief presents data on teen victims of domestic violence homicide in Washington State.
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January 2012

Telling the Full Story: An Online Guide for Journalists Covering Domestic Violence

This Online Guide is a reissue of the 2000 publication, The Domestic Violence Handbook for Journalists, and provides resources and information to reporters who cover domestic violence homicides.
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January 2012

Yon Je Louvri: Reducing Vulnerability to Sexual Violence in Haitis IDP Camps

This report presents findings on the intersections between food access, water, sanitation, housing and the incidence of sexual violence in camps for displaced persons outside of Port-au-Prince, Haiti. It also provides recommendations for action to improve access to basic needs and prevent sexual violence.
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January 2012

Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer and HIV-Affected Intimate Partner Violence, 2011

This represents an increase of more than three times 2010's six LGBTQH IPV homicides. This dramatic increase in reported IPV homicides illustrates the severity and deadly impact of LGBTQH IPV. Also in the 2011 report, NCAVP analyzes person-level data for the first time. Person-level data allows NCAVP to assess which LGBTQH survivors faced disproportionate rates of violence and service discrimination as compared to overall LGBTQH survivors.
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January 2012

2012 Indiana Domestic Violence Homicides

This document provides information on domestic violence related deaths in Indiana for the year 2012. Available information includes county and date of death, as well as name, age and gender of the victim.
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November 2011

Homicide Trends in the United States, 1980-2008

Author(s): Alexia Cooper, Erica Smith
From 1980 to 2008, nearly 1 out of 5 murder victims were killed by an intimate, and 2 out of 5 female murder victims were killed by an intimate.
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August 2011

Serving Survivors of Homicide Victims During Cold Case Investigations: A Guide for Developing a Law Enforcement Protocol

This guide provides a framework for the development of a protocol by law enforcement agencies to more effectively work with and serve survivors of homicide victims.
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June 2011

Immigrant & Refugee Victims of Domestic Violence Homicide in Washington State

This fact sheet provides information on immigrant and refugee victims of domestic violence that were killed by their abusers in Washington State from 1997 through 2009.
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April 2011

Murder-Suicide in Families

This NIJ webpage highlights research findings on murder-suicide in the family.
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January 2011

Civil Protective Orders Effective in Stopping or Reducing Partner Violence: Challenges Remain in Rural Areas with Access and Enforcement

Author(s): TK Logan, Robert Walker
This brief examines urban and rural differences in the community context of partner violence and the effectiveness of protective orders. The study uses data from an urban area and a rural area in Central Appalachia in Kentucky.
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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.