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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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  • General Material
May 2011

What is Military Sexual Trauma?

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This article offers information to MST survivors with the intent of providing them with resources to assist them in their recovery. It was also written for partners, friends, or family members of MST survivors.
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  • General Material
April 2011

Unseen foe for troops: sexual assault in US military

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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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  • Training Tools
  • General Material
April 2011

Domestic Violence and the Military Services: Analyzing Acts of Violence

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This presentation suggests an approach to analyzing acts of violence committed by service members to determine the most appropriate intervention while also ensuring the safety and well being of family members.
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  • General Material
April 2011

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

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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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  • General Material
April 2011

Lawmakers propose new protections for military sexual assault victims

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This article discusses the proposed legislation sponsored by Representatives Mike Turner, R-Ohio, and Niki Tsongas, D-Massachusetts. This legislation would provide for the rights and privileges of military personnel impacted by sexual violence while serving, including rights to confidentiality, services, and legal access.
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  • General Material
April 2011

The Military's Secret Shame

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This article discusses the prevalence of male soldiers assaulted while serving in the military. It also addresses the increasing number of soldiers diagnosed with Military Sexual Trauma and the rising number of reports of sexual violence in light of recent survey findings.
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  • General Material
  • Training Tools
April 2011

Victim Advocate Guide: Intimate Partner Violence (IPV) and Combat Experience

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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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  • General Material
March 2011

Exclusive: 1 in 5 Air Force women victim of sexual assault, survey finds

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This news report discusses the prevalence of sexual assault among women serving in the air force, according to new survey results. According to the survey, a vast number of these assaults are committed by male airmen against female airmen, and these crimes are largely underreported.
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  • General Material
March 2011

Air force officials focus on sexual assault prevention

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This news story written by the Air Force Secretary of Public Affairs discusses the plan to review strategies to prevent sexual assault in the Air Force, based on guidance from the militarys Sexual Assault Prevention and Response Team. This action follows the release of survey findings on the scope of the problem of sexual assault in the military.
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  • General Material
  • NRCDV Publications
March 2011

What do I need to know about women in the military, even if I don’t work at a military installation?

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A growing number of women are serving in the US military. NRCDV's March 2011 TA Question of the Month provides information on women in the military in order to help service providers respond effectively to the needs of female veterans who experience domestic and sexual violence.
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  • General Material
March 2011

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

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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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  • General Material
March 2011

2010 Workplace and Gender Relations Survey of Active Duty Members: Overview Report on Sexual Assault

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This report presents the results on issues related to sexual assault from the 2010 Workplace and Gender Relations Survey of Active Duty Members (WGRA 2010).