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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.
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January 2009

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

Author(s): Deborah D. Tucker
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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January 2009

World Report 2009

It reflects extensive investigative work undertaken in 2008 by Human Rights Watch staff, usually in close partnership with human rights activists in the country in question.
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June 2008

Collective Punishment: War Crimes and Crimes against Humanity in the Ogaden area of Ethiopia's Somali Regional State

This report documents a dramatic rise in unchecked violence against civilians since June 2007, when the Ethiopian army launched a counterinsurgency campaign against rebels who attacked a Chinese-run oil installation.
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January 2008

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

Author(s): Terri Tanielian, Lisa H. Jaycox
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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September 2006

A Conceptual Model of Historical Trauma: Implications for Public Health Practice and Research

Author(s): Michelle Sotero
This article offers an analysis of the theoretical framework of historical trauma theory and provides a general review of the literature. A conceptual model is introduced illustrating how historical trauma might play a role in disease prevalence and health disparities.
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April 2006

Iraqi Women Under Siege

Author(s): Marjorie P. Lasky, Medea Benjamin, Andrea Buffa
This report sheds some light on the history of Iraqi women's rights and status prior to the war to recent context. It also aims to dispel 'myths, misconceptions and even outright lies about Iraqi women's roles and status.' (3) In the preface, Dr. Nadje Al-Ali asserts that although Saddam Hussein's dictatorship undeniably and systematically oppressed women, Iraqi women were among the better off in the region. She goes on further to say that Iraqi women's agency has been challenged by being relegated to the home and subject to stricter private mores.
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January 2004

Mental Health Response to Mass Violence and Terrorism: A Training Manual

This manual is geared towards service providers responding to victims and community at large following incidents of mass violence and terrorism.
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January 1998

Sexual Harassment and Assault as Predictors of PTSD Symptomatology Among U.S. Female Persian Gulf War Military Personnel

Author(s): Jessica Wolfe, Erica J. Sharkansky, Jennifer P. Read, Ree Dawson, James A. Martin, Paige Crosby Ouimette
The authors of this article conducted research with women from a wartime military sample to assess exposure to sexual assault and harassment and how these experiences related to the experience of post traumatic stress disorder symptoms.
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Domestic Violence In Veterans With Posttraumatic Stress Disorder Who Seek Couples Therapy

Author(s): Michelle D Sherman, Fred Sautter, M Hope Jackson, Judy A Lyons, Xiaotong Han
Domestic violence rates among veterans with posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) are higher than those of the general population. Individuals who have been diagnosed with PTSD who seek couples therapy with their partners constitute an understudied population. The following article explores some of these issues based on a study.
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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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Sexual Violence Against Asian and Pacific Islander Women Training Manual

Author(s): Firoza Chic Dabby
This training manual describes the different types of sexual violence perpetrated against Asian and Pacific Islander women. Skits and discussion questions are included to help advocates understand sexual violence in vulnerable populations.