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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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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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August 2018

Where we’re going and where we’ve been: Making the case for preventing sexual violence

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Included in the guide are the basics of messaging strategies, the components of an effective message, "rules of the road" for sexual violence prevention messaging, and lots of sample messages to get you started.
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August 2018

Sexual Assault Incident Reports: Investigative Strategies

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The goal of these guidelines is to support officers and departments in preparing sexual assault cases for successful prosecution through detailed case documentation and thorough investigations.
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  • Training Tools
August 2018

Beyond Halal and Haram: Muslims, Sex, and Relationships

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The goal of this safety card is to be both a survivor-centered resource and a useful conversation starter for service providers working with Muslim youth who are doing universal education around healthy relationships and assessing for violence. It provides information on healthy relationships and sex, guidance and resources for support, how to help a friend, and cultural and religious factors that play into decision-making.
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  • 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.
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August 2018

Our Bodies, Our Stories: Sexual Violence Among Native Women in Seattle, WA

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This survey attempted to gather a well-rounded understanding of multiple forms of sexual violence perpetrated against this population, including whether a woman was raped or coerced into sex. In this initial release of the data, a valuable snapshot is exposed for communities and health care providers serving urban Native women.
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  • Training Tools
August 2018

Sexual Assault Incident Reports: Pocket Tip Card

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This pocket tip card for officers is a convenient, portable resource to accompany the IACP's Sexual Assault Incident Reports: Investigative Strategies. 
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  • NRCDV Publications
June 2018

What are some of the experiences and needs of intersex people in my community?

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Anti-violence advocates should be prepared to provide trauma-informed care to those who have experienced trauma surrounding Intersex Genital Mutilation (IGM). In NRCDV's June 2018 TA Question of the Month, Louie Marven of NSVRC offers strategies for meeting the needs of intersex survivors.
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June 2018

Walking in Two Worlds: Domestic Violence in the Native LGBTQ and Two-Spirit Community

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This page from the National Indigenous Women's Resource Center discusses domestic and sexual violence within Two-Spirit/Native LGBTQ communities and highlights the gaps in existing research on these communities' experiences of violence.
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  • NRCDV Publications
May 2018

How can I mitigate the impact of vicarious trauma to help promote the long-term sustainability of this work?

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In any social justice movement, people are the tools for making change. NRCDV's May 2018 TA Question of the Month offers strategies for mitigating the negative impacts of vicarious trauma and promoting resilience and long-term sustainability in the movement to end gender-based violence.
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April 2018

National Consensus Statement of Anti-Sexual Assault and Domestic Violence Organizations in Support of Full and Equal Access for the Transgender Community

National, state, and local anti-sexual assault  and domestic violence organizations oppose anti-transgender initiatives. As organizations that care about reducing assault and violence, these organizations favor laws and policies that protect transgender people from discrimination, including in accessing facilities that match the gender they live every day.
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April 2018

Sexual Harassment and the Gender Wage Gap

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Despite being prohibited by Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, workplace sexual harassment remains pervasive and pernicious. This fact sheet outlines some of the negative consequences that sexual harassment can have on women's careers.