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Results displayed are grouped first by VAWnet Special Collections then by individual related materials. For assistance in locating a resource, use our online contact form.

Special Collection

Special Collection
July 2013

The Intersection of Domestic Violence and the Military: Working across Disciplines

This collection examines co-occurring issues experienced by veterans (PTSD, TBI, MST) and provides information related to best practices when addressing these co-occurring issues through a multi-systems approach. Challenges experienced by female service members and veterans are explored through the lens of violence against women.
Special Collection
July 2013

Sexual Violence in the Military

This Special Collection addresses sexual violence against military service members, defines Military Sexual Trauma (MST), and offers resources (including information on current policy, procedures, legislation, and litigation) to support the prevention of and response to sexual violence as it impacts service members and veterans in the United States.

Materials

Materials
  • General Material
May 2016

Department of Defense Annual Report on Sexual Assault in the Military: Fiscal Year 2010

In this annual report for fiscal year 2015, the Sexual Assault Prevention and Response Office of the Department of Defense details findings, outcomes, and efforts conducted to address the issue of sexual violence within the military. Each year, SAPRO provides this report to congress to update on the advances in achieving the goals of institutionalizing prevention efforts and appropriate responses.
Materials
  • NRCDV Publications
  • Training Tools
  • General Material
March 2015

NO MORE "Basic Training" for Military Personnel and Civilian Partners

Author(s): Jill Morris
Designed for military audiences, this webinar explores the history of NO MORE and ways to use the NO MORE Campaign as part of domestic violence and sexual assault awareness events and activities on base or instillation or military office.
Materials
  • General Material
February 2015

2014 Service Academy Gender Relations Survey: Overview Report

Author(s): Paul J. Cook, Elizabeth P. Van Winkle, Natalie Namrow, Maia Hurley, Jacqueline Pflieger, Lisa Davis, Lindsay Rock, Eric Falk, Jeffrey Schneider
In this report, the outcomes of a survey intended to measure rates of sexual violence, sexist behavior, perceptions of academy culture toward sexual violence, and services available are presented.
Materials
  • General Material
June 2014

Representing Victims of Intimate Partner Violence Connected with the Military: A Handbook for Civil Attorneys

Victims of intimate partner violence who are military service members, veterans, or partners of service members or veterans, often have specific legal issues related to the military. Attorneys who are unconnected to the military must understand those issues or run the risk not only of inadequate representation, but also of increasing danger to their clients. While resources on legal representation of service members and/or veterans exist, this handbook specifically addresses additional considerations for attorneys when representing military-related victims/survivors:
Materials
  • General Material
March 2013

Prevalence of Intimate Partner Violence, Stalking, and Sexual Violence Among Active Duty Women and Wives of Active Duty Men - Comparisons with Women in the U.S. General Population, 2010

Author(s): Michele C. Black, Melissa T. Merrick
The findings in this technical report, based on 2010 NISVS data, reveal that overall, the prevalence of IPV, SV, and stalking were similar among women in the U.S. population, active duty women, and wives of active duty men.
Materials
  • General Material
  • Training Tools
January 2013

Sexual Violence in the Military: A Guide for Civilian Advocates

This guide focuses on the impact of sexual violence in the military. It includes resources for advocates who, through relationships and collaborations with the military, can offer support in responding to the needs of survivors and preventing sexual violence.
Materials
  • General Material
April 2012

Rape, Sexual Assault and Sexual Harassment in the Military: The Quick Facts

This 2-page fact sheet includes information about the incidence of MST, its emotional and financial costs, and other valuable information highlighting the devastating effects of this problem.
Materials
  • General Material
May 2011

Military Rape: Rampant, Ignored

Author(s): Nan Levinson
This article discusses the experiences of two women who were assaulted while serving and their decision to file a lawsuit against Former Defense Secretaries for failing to adequately address sexual assault within the military.
Materials
  • General Material
May 2011

What is Military Sexual Trauma?

Author(s): Catherine McCall
This article offers information to MST survivors with the intent of providing them with resources to assist them in their recovery. It was also written for partners, friends, or family members of MST survivors.
Materials
  • General Material
April 2011

Unseen foe for troops: sexual assault in US military

Author(s): Anna Mulrine
This article discusses the experiences of several women who were sexually assaulted while serving overseas. These women's experiences highlight the shortcomings of military SARCs (Sexual Assault Response Coordinators) and policy issues that discourage reporting and decrease support for survivors.