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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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January 2012

Conflict-related sexual violence: Report of the Secretary-General

This report offers information on progress made in the implementation of monitoring, analysis, and reporting arrangements and the placement of women’s protection advisers. It also includes information about parties to conflict credibility suspected of committing or being responsible for sexual violence and United Nations' progress in addressing conflict-related sexual violence.
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  • Training Tools
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

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.
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April 2011

Ex-city woman joins suit vs. military, says she was raped

Author(s): Mike LaBella
This news report discusses one servicewoman's experience of sexual assault while serving overseas and her decision to join a class action lawsuit against the government for failing to protect women and men who experience sexual assault in the military.
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  • Training Tools
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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March 2011

Domestic Violence and the Military: The Traumatic Impact on Women Webinar Materials

Author(s): Trina Parker
This webinar focused on the nature and impact of trauma and how men and women may respond differently. Taking a gender-specific look at what female military veterans experience after combat stress and trauma, presenters explored how this trauma impacts personal, family and professional lives. They also discussed the need for greater gender-specific response and advocacy to improve the overall health and wellness of female vets.
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January 2011

Challenges Faced by Female Veterans Webinar Materials

Author(s): Anu Bhagwati, Rachel Natelson, Star Lara
This presentation focused on the challenges experienced by female service members and veterans as well as some of the services that are currently available to this population. Presenters provided participants with valuable information aimed at increasing their understanding when working with female veterans within the context of violence against women. They also shared their perspectives as veterans' advocates and services providers.
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January 2011

In Their Boots: Angie's Story

This documentary shares the experience of Sergeant Angela Peacock as she works through sexual assault, combat stress, and the trauma symptoms that followed.