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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.
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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.
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  • General Material
  • Training Tools
July 2018

Domestic Violence Evaluation Screening/Assessment Tools

Publisher(s):
This document offers a listing of screening/assessment tools utilized in the evaluation of lethality risk in the context of in intimate partner relationships.
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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.
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  • General Material
January 2018

A Crisis of Hate: A Report on Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Queer Hate Violence Homicides in 2017

Author(s): Publisher(s):
This report from the National Coalition of Anti-Violence Programs examines the shockingly high rates of homicide in the LGBTQ community in the wake of the 2016 election and analyzes the socio-cultural context of these homicides.
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  • 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.
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  • 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.
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  • 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.
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  • 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.
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  • 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.
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  • 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.
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  • General Material
March 2017

Georgia Domestic Violence Fatality Review Project 2016: 13th Annual Report

Publisher(s):
This report by the Georgia Domestic Violence Fatality Review Project takes a closer look at the suicide-homicide connection. Perpetrators attempted or completed suicide in 38% of cases reviewed by the Project and 37% of perpetrators had threatened or attempted suicide in incidents that occurred prior to the homicide.
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  • General Material
September 2016

When Men Murder Women: An Analysis of 2014 Homicide Data

Publisher(s):
The study covers homicides involving one female murder victim and one male offender, and uses data from the Federal Bureau of Investigation’s Supplementary Homicide Report.