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April 2020

Reducing Gender Bias in Sexual Assault Response and Investigation – Part 2

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This webinar series explores the phenomenon of gender bias and the resulting stereotypes and attitudes that can influence the professional response to, and investigation of, sexual assault. Part 2 resumes the discussion with an exploration of how gender bias affects victim blaming after the sexual assault.
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April 2020

Reducing Gender Bias in Sexual Assault Response and Investigation – Part 1

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This webinar series explores the phenomenon of gender bias and the resulting stereotypes and attitudes that can influence the professional response to, and investigation of, sexual assault. Part 1 begins by introducing the concept of implicit bias, and then address key questions about how this can influence sexual assault dynamics and responses.
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  • Training Tools
June 2019

Successfully Investigating Sexual Assault Against Victims with Disabilities

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Written from a law enforcement perspective, this module offers information and guidance for first responders as well as investigators and prosecutors on investigating sexual assault against people with disabilities.
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  • Training Tools
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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February 2019

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

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The information from this module answer questions that have historically created significant hurdles for sexual assault victims and addresses issues of false reporting.
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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
October 2018

Toradze v. Georgia Amicus Brief

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In Toradze v. Georgia, a law enforcement officer used his position of power to perpetuate a domestic violence situation in the country of Georgia. The Amicus Brief urged the European Court to consider, in the context provided by the case of Toradze v. Georgia, important principles that have been developed by international, regional, and national authorities on policing and human rights, and to apply a heightened responsibility standard in cases of officer-perpetrated gender based violence.
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  • General Material
November 2017

Gender Bias in Sexual Assault Response and Investigation

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This 4-part bulletin series explores gender bias, both explicit and implicit, and the resulting stereotypes and attitudes that can influence the professional response to, and investigation of, sexual assault.
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  • General Material
August 2017

Start by Believing to Improve Responses to Sexual Assault and Prevent Gender Bias

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This training bulletin delves into the challenges that have been raised with the Start by Believing campaign, and the underlying philosophy of victim-centered approaches. In particular, this document addresses defense cross-examination aimed at exposing the law enforcement investigation of a sexual assault as biased.
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March 2017

Advocates and Law Enforcement: Oil and Water?

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This article includes a historical perspective on the role of victim advocates within the criminal justice system, highlights reluctancy advocates might experience when assisting victims, and provides tools for how advocates can work with law enforcement officials who might not believe the victim or feel like the facts “don’t add up.”
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December 2015

Investigating Sexual Assault Against People with Disabilities

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This training bulletin series by End Violence Against Women International is developed from the law enforcement perspective to improve the investigation and prosecution of sexual assaults perpetrated against people with disabilities. This information is designed to be helpful for any professional whose work intersects with the criminal justice system, to ensure that people with disabilities who are victimized have equal access to information, programs, and services – and that they are treated with fairness, compassion, and respect.
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  • General Material
October 2012

Investigating Intimate Partner Sexual Assault

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This bulletin from End Violence Against Women International addresses the issue of sexual assault perpetrated within the context of intimate partner violence, with particular focus on victim interviews.