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Poverty and Sexual Violence: Building Prevention and Intervention Responses

General Material
Published Date
January, 2007

There is a complex and often reciprocal relationship between poverty and sexual violence. This guide is intended to support rape crisis centers in their economic advocacy efforts at all levels of the organization.
Contents include:

  • Economic Advocacy

    • A Philosophical Framework
    • Defining Economic Advocacy
    • Principles of Economic Advocacy
  • Applying Economic Advocacy to the Work
    • Partnerships are Paramount
    • Administration
    • Direct Service
    • Prevention
    • Public Awareness and Outreach
    • Public Policy
  • Tools and Resources
    • Administration
    • Direct Service
    • Prevention
    • Outreach/Public Awareness
    • Public Policy
    • Research and Nonfiction
  • Fact Sheets
    • Sexual Violence and Homelessness
    • Sexual Violence and Employment
    • Sexual Violence and Education
    • Sexual Violence and Mental Health
    • Sexual Violence and Healthcare
    • Sexual Violence and Substance Use