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Homicide / Lethality Content Topic Results

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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.
total results: 145  | date published date added a-z

Special Collection

Special Collection
January 2016

Intimate Partner Homicide Prevention

Author(s):
This Special Collection explores the most tragic consequence of domestic violence and offers a variety of tools and information towards its prevention.

Materials

Materials
  • General Material
November 2018

Gun Violence and LGBT Adults: Findings from the General Social Survey and the Cooperative Congressional Election Survey

Author(s): Publisher(s):
Suicide attempts, intimate partner violence, and other forms of interpersonal violence are a significant problem for lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender people; however, the extent to which guns contribute to LGBT morbidity and mortality is currently unknown. This study aims to fill gaps in knowledge about LGBT gun violence by generating estimates of gun ownership and attitudes towards gun control by sexual orientation and identifying opportunities to improve data collection about LGBT gun violence through a review of surveillance systems used to track gun violence.
Materials
  • General Material
November 2018

Global Study on Homicide: Gender-Related Killing of Women and Girls

Publisher(s):
Homicide represents the most extreme form of violence against women, a lethal act on a continuum of gender-based discrimination and abuse. This report from the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime is intended to raise awareness, increase understanding, and inform efforts to prevent and end violence against women and gender-related killings.
Materials
  • General Material
November 2018

Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women & Girls: A Snapshot of Data from 71 Urban Cities in the United States

Publisher(s):
This report details findings from the Urban Indian Health Institute's 2017 study aimed at assessing the number and dynamics of cases of missing and murdered American Indian and Alaska Native women and girls in cities across the United States.
Materials
  • General Material
September 2018

When Men Murder Women: An Analysis of 2016 Homicide Data

Publisher(s):
When Men Murder Women is an annual report prepared by the Violence Policy Center detailing the reality of homicides committed by males against females in single victim/single offender incidents.
Materials
  • General Material
March 2018

Gun Violence: A Threat to Women and Families

Publisher(s):
Gun violence poses a grave and imminent threat to the safety and well-being of countless women and families. This fact offers key statistics on the impact of gun violence on women and families.
Materials
  • General Material
December 2017

Factsheet: Statistics on Gender-Based Violence in Asian and Pacific Islander Communities

Publisher(s):
This factsheet provides fully-cited statistics on gender-based violence in Asian and Pacific Islander communities.
Materials
  • General Material
July 2017

Racial and Ethnic Differences in Homicides of Adult Women and the Role of Intimate Partner Violence — United States, 2003–2014

Author(s): Publisher(s):
Homicide is the most severe health outcome of violence against women. Findings from this study on female homicide data from the National Violent Death Reporting System (NVDRS) during 2003–2014 indicate that young women, particularly racial/ethnic minority women, were disproportionately affected.
Materials
  • General Material
June 2017

Life in the Margins: Expanding Intimate Partner Violence Services for Women of Color by Using Data as Evidence

Publisher(s):
This TA Guidance provides a broad perspective to the field that states that women of color lives matter, and that it is imperative that we reach out to the margins in order to bring the experiences of women of color to the center of our work.
Materials
  • General Material
June 2017

Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer, And HIV-Affected Hate Violence in 2016

Publisher(s):
NCAVP's annual report examines hate violence against LGBTQ and HIV-affected communities.
Materials
  • General Material
May 2017

Firearm Justifiable Homicides and Non-Fatal Self-Defense Gun Use

Publisher(s):
Data analyzed in this report, although not specific to intimate partner violence, suggest that victims of attempted or completed violent crimes rarely use firearms in self-defense.
Materials
  • General Material
  • Training Tools
May 2017

Pennsylvania Crime Code: Strangulation

Publisher(s):
Research into domestic violence fatalities shows that an abuser’s attempt to strangle the victim can be a dramatic predictor of future lethality in intimate partner violence cases. Section 2718 amends Title 18 of the Pennsylvania crimes code and allows defendants to be charged with the crime of strangulation - as well as felony charges in domestic violence cases.