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Sexual Violence Content Topic Results

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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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October 2023

The State of the Field: Data from the Frontlines of South Asian Gender-Based Violence Work

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Much of the mainstream research on gender-based violence (GBV) overlooks or generalizes GBV in AAPI and South Asian communities. To address this gap, SOAR surveyed its member organizations, the only national network of South Asian GBV organizations. This report marks a significant stride towards gathering and disseminating essential data about GBV within South Asian communities.
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October 2023

Examining the Current State of Critical Intersections: Female Genital Mutilation/ Cutting and Social Oppressions

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This report from Sahiyo U.S. explores how different forms of oppression intersect to limit survivors’ access to resources, as well as how the work to end FGM/C is connected to other themes across the human experience.
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October 2023

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

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This report highlights findings from the National Intimate Partner and Sexual Violence Survey (NISVS) specific to sexual identity. This report fills gaps in research about the lifetime experiences of sexual violence, stalking, and intimate partner violence experienced by U.S. women and men separately by sexual identity.
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June 2023

Abuse in Later Life & Elder Abuse Information Sheets

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This series of information sheets provide data and resources to service providers and justice professionals who may work with older victims.
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May 2023

National Plan to End Gender-Based Violence: Strategies for Action

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In this first-ever U.S. National Plan to End Gender-Based Violence, the Federal Government advances an unprecedented and comprehensive approach to preventing and addressing sexual violence, intimate partner violence, stalking, and other forms of gender-based violence.
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April 2023

Exploring the Cultural Contexts of Consent in AANHPI Communities

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This report explores how consent and boundaries are understood and practiced in AANHPI contexts, highlights how gender expectations and the need to respect certain individuals make it hard to establish boundaries, and presents recommendations for advocates and educators.
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March 2023

Supporting Black Deaf Survivors

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Black deaf survivors of domestic and/or sexual violence often have to navigate a web of barriers to accessing healing services. This webinar features speakers from DAWN, a Deaf community-based organization, on their unique approach to meeting the needs of Black deaf survivors.
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January 2023

Human Trafficking Prevention Month Toolkit

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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."
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October 2022

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

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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.
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October 2022

Together We Rise: Voices from the Frontlines of South Asian Gender-Based Violence Work

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In the summer of 2021, South Asian SOAR (SOAR), convened listening sessions with its network of 30+ frontline organizations across 13 states. These conversations elucidated the complex, nuanced, and often overlooked, challenges and needs of South Asian survivors and communities in the US. This report shares the key findings from those listening sessions, and through it, South Asian SOAR strives to ultimately generate increased funding, improve research & data collection, and drive policy changes that accurately meet South Asian survivors’ needs.
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October 2022

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

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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. 
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September 2022

Leadership of Voices of Experience (LOVE) Curriculum

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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.