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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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May 2010

House Committee on Veterans Affairs Joint Hearing with Subcommittee on Health on Healing the Wounds: Evaluating Military Sexual Trauma Issues

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This document provides the written version of testimony provided by the Executive Director of SWAN regarding the issue of Military Sexual Trauma and the experiences of individuals working within the Department of Defense and Veterans Affairs facilities and programs.
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April 2010

Mothers in the Military: Punishing Mothers Who Serve

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* See Women and War, where journalists, experts, female soldiers and veterans share their experiences and discuss issues including women in combat, sexual assault in the military and inadequate benefits for female veterans.
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April 2010

Military Sexual Trauma: Stories from Survivors

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This article shares the personal stories of two people who experienced sexual assault while serving in the military and their stories of healing within the VA system.
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January 2010

Command Indiscretion

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This article highlights some of the challenges experienced by military women while deployed related to sexual violence, reproductive justice, motherhood and other issues.
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January 2010

Women, Trauma and PTSD

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This fact sheet reviews research on women's experiences of trauma and posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD), with a focus on gender-based similarities and differences.
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January 2010

Collaborating for Safety: Coordinating the Military and Civilian Response to Domestic Violence

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This handbook provides an overview of the processes used in the implementation of the OVW funded Military/Civilian Coordinated Community Response Demonstration Project.
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December 2009

Back from combat, women struggle for acceptance

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The article reports, "More than 230,000 American women have fought in those recent wars and at least 120 have died doing so, yet the public still doesn't completely understand their contributions on the modern battlefield."
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November 2009

Supporting our Troops, Veterans and their Families: Lessons Learned and Future Opportunities for Philanthropy

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This reports highlights the challenges faced by veterans returning from the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, including the prevalence of TBI, homelessness, PTSD, etc. It also offers lessons learned and suggestions for best practices in addressing the needs of this growing population.
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September 2009

A Case for Federal Oversight of Military Sexual Harassment

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This scholarly article discusses the prevalence of sexual harassment within the military and the lack of protection under Title VII. According to the article, 70-90% of female veterans reports the experience of sexual harassment, but often have no redress for their offenders words and actions.
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July 2009

PTSD, TBI and DV: True or False?

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This article offers tips to determine when domestic violence is occurring in cases in which the perpetrator is a war veteran suffering from PTSD and/or TBI. Specific guidelines are provided to make such determination while avoiding justifications based on the perpetrator's acquired disability.
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June 2009

"Bring the Gun or You'll Die:" Torture, Rape, and Other Serious Human Rights Violations by Kenyan Security Forces in the Mandera Triangle

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This report documents rampant abuses during the operation and provides detailed accounts of the events in four of the 10 communities that were targeted.
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January 2009

Statement of Dr. Kaye Whitley in the Hearing on Sexual Assault in the Military: Victim Care and Advocacy

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Statement of Dr. Kaye Whitley in the Hearing on Sexual Assault in the Military: Victim Care and Advocacy by Kaye Whitley (January 28, 2009) This resource provides the statement made by the director of the Sexual Assault Prevention and Response Office (SAPRO) before the House Armed Services Subcommittee on Military Personnel. The statement includes of history of SAPRO, efforts to address sexual assault within the military, and explanations of reporting procedures and care for service members who face sexual assault.