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June 2016

2016 Trafficking in Persons Report

The 16th annual report seeks to increase global awareness of the human trafficking phenomenon by shedding new light on various facets of the problem and highlighting shared and individual perspectives of the international community. Also see link to previous years' reports.
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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.
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November 2013

Women and Natural Resources: Unlocking the Peacebuilding Potential

This report analyzes the reasons behind this discrepancy, its implications for long-term peace and development and suggests some solutions.
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December 2011

Preventing Gender-based Violence, Building Livelihoods: Guidance and Tools for Improved Programming

The guidebook gives tips on how to design safe economic programs and livelihood activities to help prevent gender-based violence.
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June 2011

A Different World is Possible: A call for long-term and targeted action to prevent violence against women and girls

Author(s): Somali Cerise
This report from the UK calls for long-term and targeted action to prevent violence against women and girls. In particular, it asks schools and other educational institutions to play their part.
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April 2011

Victim Advocate Guide: Intimate Partner Violence (IPV) and Combat Experience

Most people returning from war zones will have stress reactions and will need to readjust to being home. It's important that advocates understand these stress reactions and their relationship to IPV in order to provide effective information and referrals to victims whose partners have been exposed to the trauma of combat and are exhibiting violent or abusive behavior. This guide provides information that will assist advocates with these complex issues.
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September 2010

Purple Hearts Elusive For Traumatic Brain Injuries

Author(s): T. Christian Miller, Daniel Zwerdling
The U.S. Army honors soldiers wounded or killed in combat with the Purple Heart, a powerful symbol designed to recognize their sacrifice and service. Yet Army commanders have routinely denied Purple Hearts to soldiers who have sustained concussions in Iraq, despite regulations that make such wounds eligible for the medal, an investigation by NPR and ProPublica has found.
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July 2010

Military reckons with the mental wounds of war

Author(s): Greg Jaffe, Whitney Shefte
This article tells the story of Staff Sgt. James Ownbey, a Marine who served in Iraq as an explosive ordinance disposal technician in 2007, and two other deployments who now suffers from a traumatic brain injury (TBI), post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and numerous physical ailments.
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November 2009

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

Author(s): Vanessa Williamson
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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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

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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February 2009

The Vulnerable Women's Project: Refugee and Asylum Seeking Women Affected by Rape or Sexual Violence

This literature review summarizes current evidence on the prevalence of sexual violence against refugee women, and addresses topics regarding access to justice in some of the countries from which the Vulnerable Women's Project's clients have fled.
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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

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.