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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.
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Special Collection

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

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

Men and Boys: Preventing Sexual and Intimate Partner Violence

This Special Collection provides resources for anti-violence programs to increase their capacity to engage men and boys in their work to end violence against women.
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.
Special Collection
January 2000

Gender Bias in Policing



  • General Material
  • Training Tools
July 2020

Coffee and Conversation: When Black Women Seek Help

This webinar from Ujima, Inc. explores the many different avenues or systems that Black women may engage when addressing the intersecting forms of violence in their lives. Presenters from different service sectors discuss the ways in which advocates in those fields can be more culturally humble, trauma-informed, and responsive to the needs and realities of Black women survivors.
  • General Material
June 2020

Helping Those Who Help Others: Key Findings from a Comprehensive Needs Assessment of the Crime Victims Field

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This report summarizes the main findings and crosscutting themes and outlines findings from the National Resource Center for Reaching Victims' needs assessment, offering strategies to support the crime victims field’s goal of reaching more people and closing service gaps. 
  • General Material
May 2020

COVID-19 Impact Briefs

The National Resource Center for Reaching Victims conducted a series of listening sessions to unearth the impact the COVID-19 health crisis is having on underserved victims of crime and better resource the crime victim services field to respond to those needs. This series of impact briefs summarizes key findings.
  • General Material
April 2020

Sexual Violence Against Women and Children in Indian Country

This fact sheet from the National Indigenous Women's Resource Center outlines key statistics on Native women's experiences of violence.