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November 2009

Supporting our Troops, Veterans and their Families: Lessons Learned and Future Opportunities for Philanthropy

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This reports highlights the challenges faced by veterans returning from the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, including the prevalence of TBI, homelessness, PTSD, etc. It also offers lessons learned and suggestions for best practices in addressing the needs of this growing population.
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September 2009

A Case for Federal Oversight of Military Sexual Harassment

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This scholarly article discusses the prevalence of sexual harassment within the military and the lack of protection under Title VII. According to the article, 70-90% of female veterans reports the experience of sexual harassment, but often have no redress for their offenders words and actions.
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July 2009

PTSD, TBI and DV: True or False?

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This article offers tips to determine when domestic violence is occurring in cases in which the perpetrator is a war veteran suffering from PTSD and/or TBI. Specific guidelines are provided to make such determination while avoiding justifications based on the perpetrator's acquired disability.
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June 2009

"Bring the Gun or You'll Die:" Torture, Rape, and Other Serious Human Rights Violations by Kenyan Security Forces in the Mandera Triangle

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This report documents rampant abuses during the operation and provides detailed accounts of the events in four of the 10 communities that were targeted.
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January 2009

Statement of Dr. Kaye Whitley in the Hearing on Sexual Assault in the Military: Victim Care and Advocacy

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Statement of Dr. Kaye Whitley in the Hearing on Sexual Assault in the Military: Victim Care and Advocacy by Kaye Whitley (January 28, 2009) This resource provides the statement made by the director of the Sexual Assault Prevention and Response Office (SAPRO) before the House Armed Services Subcommittee on Military Personnel. The statement includes of history of SAPRO, efforts to address sexual assault within the military, and explanations of reporting procedures and care for service members who face sexual assault.
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January 2009

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

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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.
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January 2009

Defense Centers of Excellence for Psychological Health and Traumatic Brain Injury: Annual Report 2009

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This 21-page report provides a description of the services offered by the Defense Center of Excellence (DCoE) for Psychological Health (PH) and Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) and its accomplishments in the years 2007-2008. DCoE's research mission is to coordinate innovative, evidence-based PH and TBI investments across DoD and other government agencies to meet both immediate and long-term needs associated with prevention, diagnosis, treatment, rehabilitation and outreach for warriors and their families.
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January 2009

Domestic Violence, PTSD and Brain Injury: Military and Civilian Challenges

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This two-part article written by the director of the NCDSV explores the military and civilian challenges presented by domestic violence and behavior that is more often associated with PTSD or TBI, whether attributable to experiences in a military setting or some other influence, such as being a victim of child abuse or sexual assault or from brain injury impacting the impulse control of the sufferer. The author offers recommendations for lawyers and judges as well as resources for intervention with the offender and support for the victims.
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July 2008

Preliminary Observations on DOD's and the Coast Guard's Sexual Assault Prevention and Response Programs

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The United States Government Accountability Office provided testimony before the Subcommittee on National Security and Foreign Affairs, Committee on Oversight and Government Reform in the House of Representatives.
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July 2008

Sexual assault in military "jaw dropping," lawmaker says

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This is a news article and accompanying video in which Rep. Jane Harman, D-California is quoted saying that her "jaw dropped" when military doctors told her that four in ten women at a veterans hospital reported being sexually assaulted while in the military.
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January 2008

Invisible Wounds of War: Psychological and cognitive injuries, their consequences and services to assist recovery

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This report highlights the psychological toll of deployments involving prolonged exposure to combat-related stress over multiple rotations and how these types of deployments may be disproportionately high compared with the physical injuries of combat.
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January 2008

At a Glance: Military Resource Handbook For Virginia's Sexual and Domestic Violence Centers

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This resource kit was designed for civilian advocates working with active duty members, spouses, partners and family members who have experienced or been exposed to sexual and/or domestic violence.