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Sexual Violence Content Topic Results

The results displayed below have been grouped first by VAWnet Special Collections - containing our most highly valued resources - then by individual related materials. Refine your search by category, types, author and/or publisher using the options provided. Sort by date published, date added, or alphabetically. For assistance in locating a resource, use our online contact form.
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: 1412  | date published date added a-z

Special Collection

Special Collection
April 2014

Violence in the Lives of the Deaf or Hard of Hearing

Author(s):
This Special Collection offers information regarding the experiences and needs of individuals who are Deaf or hard of hearing and have experienced abuse. The purpose of this collection is to: 1) increase victim advocates' knowledge and understanding of Deaf culture, 2) provide resources to assist helping professionals in direct service work with Deaf individuals, and 3) highlight best practices for addressing domestic and sexual violence in the Deaf community.
Special Collection
July 2013

Sexual Violence in the Military

This Special Collection addresses sexual violence against military service members, defines Military Sexual Trauma (MST), and offers resources (including information on current policy, procedures, legislation, and litigation) to support the prevention of and response to sexual violence as it impacts service members and veterans in the United States.
Special Collection
August 2012

Ending Violence Against Women Globally: International policies, programs, and approaches

Author(s):
This special collection brings together selected documents that focus on international policies, programs, and approaches to prevent and intervene in violence against women.
Special Collection
July 2012

Being a Man: Preventing Gender Based Violence

Author(s):
This Special Collection provides resources for anti-violence programs to increase their capacity to engage men and boys in their work to end gender-based violence.
Special Collection
October 2011

Sexual Violence in Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Intersex, or Queer (LGBTIQ) Communities

The select resources and research in this special collection illustrates the LGBTIQ communities’ experiences with sexual violence within the US. Resources especially relevant to these individuals, as well as straight allies and professionals, address the issue of sexual violence in LGBTIQ communities, relationships, and the impact on society.
Special Collection
January 2011

The National Intimate Partner and Sexual Violence Survey (NISVS)

The National Intimate Partner and Sexual Violence Survey (NISVS), developed by CDC's Injury Center, was initiated in 2010 to collect accurate and reliable incidence and prevalence estimates for intimate partner violence, sexual violence, dating violence, and stalking victimization. This annual data draws important attention to these issues and creates opportunities to advance our intervention and prevention efforts.
Special Collection
July 2010

Housing and Sexual Violence

This collection includes resources to assist communities in developing more effective strategies to address the multi-layered and complex relationship between sexual violence and housing.
Special Collection
November 2009

Resources Addressing the Perpetration of Sexual Violence

This collection provides resources that address the topics of sex offender risk, assessment, management, treatment, and supervision.

Materials

Materials
  • General Material
  • Training Tools
January 2023

Human Trafficking Prevention Month Toolkit

Publisher(s):
January is Human Trafficking Prevention Month, a presidentially designated observance designed to educate the public about human trafficking and the role they can play in preventing and responding to human trafficking. This toolkit breaks the month down into focus weeks to ensure clear messaging and resource sharing around the theme "Partner to Prevent."
Materials
  • General Material
October 2022

Black Women & Girls, Gender-Based Violence, and Pathways to Criminalization & Incarceration

Publisher(s):
Gender-based violence—including domestic violence—impacts an astonishing number of Black women and girls. And when Black women and girls experience gender-based violence, the strategies they take to survive are often criminalized. Ending the systemic punishment and incarceration of Black women and girls requires that we decriminalize survival. This factsheet spotlights the impact of gender-based violence on Black women and girls and the ensuing criminalization that occurs.
Materials
  • General Material
October 2022

National Intimate Partner and Sexual Violence Survey: 2016/2017 Report on Intimate Partner Violence

Author(s): Publisher(s):
The 2016/2017 report shows that intimate partner violence continues to be common, starts early, and disproportionately burdens historically marginalized individuals and communities. Overall, findings in the report underscore the need to prevent and address IPV against racial and ethnically marginalized communities. 
Materials
  • General Material
  • Training Tools
September 2022

Leadership of Voices of Experience (LOVE) Curriculum

Publisher(s):
Led and driven by currently and formerly incarcerated women, the Leadership of Voices of Experience (LOVE) Project has developed a training curriculum for victim service providers that builds providers’ capacity to support system-impacted women and gender expansive people—people who are transgender, gender nonconforming, gender queer, nonbinary.