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Sexual Violence Content Topic Results

The results displayed below have been grouped first by VAWnet Special Collections - containing our most highly valued resources - then by individual related materials. Refine your search by category, types, author and/or publisher using the options provided. Sort by date published, date added, or alphabetically. For assistance in locating a resource, use our online contact form.
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.

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The 5 Steps to Protecting Our Children

The 5 Steps to Protecting Our Children is an introductory guide to help adults protect children from sexual abuse. Using an evidence-informed approach, these guidelines provide simple and practical actions you can take to prevent, recognize, and react responsibly to child sexual abuse.
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The Military Power and Control Wheel

The wheel describes abusive tactics that batterers use to control their victims, focusing on how they may be experienced within the context of a relationship rooted in the military. Specific tactics are described in the wheel, including "Claiming Military/ Male Privilege."
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Report of the Special Rapporteur on Trafficking in Persons, Especially Women and Children

This resource examines the role of demand in fostering exploitation and trafficking in persons, and provides an overview of various international and regional legal and policy frameworks and initiatives as well as different approaches and measures undertaken by States and other stakeholders. In addition, the Special Rapporteur draws attention to some of the remaining challenges in integrating human rights-based approach, and provides a set of recommendations for addressing them.
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Talk with Your Child

This article offers tips, strategies, and resources for talking with your child about dating, forming friendships, and treating one another with respect.
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Identifying Whether an Interpreter is Needed and Tips for Working with an Interpreter

This tip sheet presents information on how to determine if a client needs an interpreter and provides tips on working with interpreters to communicate effectively with clients. It also provides guidelines on assessing the interpreter's knowledge of the Code of Professional Responsibility and on assessing the interpreter's skill to interpret the information accurately.
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BWJP Military-Related Webinar Recordings

This page provides access to webinar recordings organized by date on the topics of intimate partner violence and the military.
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Military Sexual Trauma Web Portal

Importantly, the Disability Compensation fact sheet points out the that fact that veterans in need of MST services from the VA do not need to have a documented MST experiences or disability compensation in order to receive these services. Even veterans who are not eligible for other services may apply, but the language provided does not indicate that services are guaranteed.
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Service Women's Action Network

The "What We Do" page on SWAN's website outlines the organization's key initiatives and support services for service women.
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References: Trauma-Informed Domestic Violence Services

This list provides bibliographic references for the 2-part VAWnet Special Collection series, Trauma-Informed Domestic Violence Services.
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Teen Dating Violence Awareness Bulletin Insert

This brochure provides information and resources for congregations to address teen dating violence. It can be printed and inserted in a faith communitys weekly bulletin.
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Bought and Sold: Helping Young People Escape From Commercial Sexual Exploitation

Brochure explaining the impact of commercial sexual exploitation on young people. Outlined information includes: which youth are more at risk to be victimized, activities that be considered as or lead to commercial exploitation of youth, signs of sexual exploitation, the needs of victims of sexual exploitation, when and who to share information and resources for service providers and victims.