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Sexual Violence Research Initiative (SVRI) 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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Interventions to Strengthen Biological or Social Parenting and the Home Setting to Prevent Sexual Abuse of Children and to Influence the Gender Socialisation of Boys

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The objectives of this review are to evaluate how parenting programs succeed at: (1) eliminating child abuse as manifest in official reports and in-person assessments; (2) altering parenting behaviors or attitudes associated with abuse; (3) enhancing parent-child relationships and positive parenting skills as buffers against abuse.
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January 2011

Engaging Boys and Young Men in the Prevention of Sexual Violence: A Systematic and Global Review of Evaluated Interventions

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This review of existing research examines the effectiveness of interventions for preventing boys’ and young men’s use of sexual violence.
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March 2010

Sexual violence in Latin America and the Caribbean: A Desk Review

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This document reviews over 200 published and unpublished documents to explore the magnitude, patterns, and risk factors associated with sexual violence. Also included in this review are legal and policy frameworks, women’s responses to sexual violence, access to services and service response, promising interventions, research gaps, and priorities for future research.
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Rape: How women, the community and the health sector respond

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The review examines the societal factors that influence rates of sexual violence, women's immediate and long term responses to such violence, including a range of health related harms, and the interventions and treatments developed to respond to the needs of survivors of sexual violence and reduce its prevalence.
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The Uses And Impacts Of Medico-Legal Evidence In Sexual Assault Cases: A Global Review

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The review examines the existing peer-reviewed scholarly and grey literature from industrialized and developing regions. Over 400 items on sexual assault, including books, journal articles, news articles, research reports, annual reports, discussion papers and monographs were examined. The review outlines the historical and contemporary medico-legal responses to sexual assault victims, broadly describing the professionals, protocols and procedures involved in the collection and processing of medico-legal evidence.