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February 2019

Interviewing the Victim: Techniques Based on the Realistic Dynamics of Sexual Assault

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This training module explores the importance of effective victim interviewing in the successful investigation and prosecution of sexual assault cases and addresses how to overcome barriers to effective interviewing.
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  • General Material
  • Training Tools
February 2019

False Reports: Moving Beyond the Issue to Successfully Investigate and Prosecute Non-Stranger Sexual Assault

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This module is designed to directly confront this issue of false reporting. The material provided throughout this module will attempt to answer several key questions that have historically created a bigger hurdle for sexual assault victims than any lack of training or experience on the part of law enforcement professionals.
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  • NRCDV Publications
January 2019

What do I need to know about human trafficking and why?

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The crime of human trafficking is at its core a human rights violation, exploiting an individual for economic gain. In NRCDV's January 2019 TA Question of the Month, Karen Romero from Freedom Network offers information on what domestic violence advocates should know about serving survivors of human trafficking.
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  • NRCDV Publications
January 2019

NRCDV Radio: Human Trafficking: A Conversation with Freedom Network USA

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In this NRCDV Radio podcast, Marium Durrani (Director of Public Policy, NRCDV) and Karen Romero Training Institute Director, Freedom Network USA) discuss the many intersections involving human trafficking, including housing and homelessness. 
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  • General Material
January 2019

Respect Women: Preventing Violence Against Women

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This document from the World Health Organization outlines risk and protective factors for violence against women and outlines prevention strategies.
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  • General Material
  • NRCDV Publications
November 2018

What else can men do to prevent domestic and sexual violence?

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Because preventing gender-based violence is everyone’s responsibility, and because men are particularly well positioned to influence masculine norms and men’s behavior,  NRCDV's November 2018 TA Question of the Month, authored by Colleen Yeakle of the Indiana Coalition Against Domestic Violence, asks “What else can men do to prevent domestic and sexual violence?”
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  • General Material
  • Training Tools
November 2018

Uncovering Sexual Assault in Domestic Violence Calls: An Improved Law Enforcement Response to Assess for Sexual Violence, Build an Evidence Based Case and Reduce Gender Bias Webinar

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This webinar explains how law enforcement can evolve from not properly addressing intimate partner sexual violence (IPSV) in domestic violence situations to a practical, well trained response.
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  • General Material
November 2018

Global Study on Homicide: Gender-Related Killing of Women and Girls

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Homicide represents the most extreme form of violence against women, a lethal act on a continuum of gender-based discrimination and abuse. This report from the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime is intended to raise awareness, increase understanding, and inform efforts to prevent and end violence against women and gender-related killings.
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  • General Material
November 2018

Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women & Girls: A Snapshot of Data from 71 Urban Cities in the United States

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This report details findings from the Urban Indian Health Institute's 2017 study aimed at assessing the number and dynamics of cases of missing and murdered American Indian and Alaska Native women and girls in cities across the United States.
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October 2018

Sexual Orientation & Gender Identity (SO/GI) Data Collection: Guidance for FVPSA Grantees

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This guidance document supports FVPSA grantees in determining the best ways to collect sexual orientation and gender identity data of survivors given the agency’s unique strengths, needs, and community context.
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August 2018

Out of the Shadows: An Analysis of Sexual Harassment Charges Filed by Working Women

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In order to paint a clearer picture of workplace sexual harassment, the National Women’s Law Center analyzed sexual harassment charges filed with the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission by women in the private sector between 2012 and 2016. This analysis establishes a critical baseline for evaluating the impact, if any, of the MeToo movement on filings with the EEOC in future years.
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  • General Material
  • NRCDV Publications
August 2018

How can domestic and sexual violence advocates and housing providers help survivors plan for safety while working together to secure safe and stable housing?

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Survivors face numerous barriers to keeping or trying to access safe housing. In NRCDV's August 2018 TA Question of the Month, Kris Billhardt of the National Alliance for Safe Housing explores ways that advocates and housing providers can collaborate to meet survivors' housing needs.