This document provides an overview of bystander intervention, including key features and successful bystander education prevention programs. It also provides information on how preventionists and advocates can get involved in bystander intervention work.  

This overview is a part of the Engaging Bystanders to Prevent Sexual Violence Information Pacekt.  View the full packet, or other publications included in this packet.

This policy paper discusses public health prevention efforts to encourage a shift in focus from intervention and treatment following an assault to primary prevention--the prevention of sexual abuse before it is perpetrated.

This policy paper offers recommendations for implementation of registration and notification based on existing research about the assessment and management of sex offenders.

This policy paper is an overview of the treatment and intervention with sex offenders and the need to develop strategies to eradicate sexual abuse and the risks those offenders pose to society.

This fact sheet from 1in6 discusses statistics for adult men who have survived sexual abuse during childhood. It also provides information about the increased risk of serious mental-health issues for these men. It is also available in Spanish.

 

Esta hoja de datos de 1in6 discute estadísticos sobre los adultosvarones que han sobrevivido el abuso sexual en la niñez. También proporciona información sobre el mayor riesgo de problemas serios relacionados con la salud mental para estos hombres. También disponible en inglés.

Overview-coverThis overview provides advocates and their allied partners with information from available research on the connections between sexual violence and the workplace. It is intended to provide a snapshot of the issue of sexual violence and the workplace and how sexual violence impacts a survivor’s employment.

This overview is part of the Sexual Violence and the Workplace information packet.  View the full packet, or other publications included in this packet.

While some forms of sexual violence may not be illegal, such as sexist jokes, catcalling, or vulgar gestures, this does not make them any less threatening or harmful to the person victimized.  All these behaviors contribute to a culture that accepts sexual violence. Bystanders can speak up when they witness these actions to foster healthy sexuality and safer communities. Many opportunities exist in daily life where society can prevent behaviors that promote sexual violence.

This fact sheet is part of the Media Packet. View the full packet, or other factsheets included in the packet.

This tip sheet provides information for programs on designing events that are accessible for all people. It includes recommendations for registration forms, thoughtful questions to ask, and information on accomodations needed to make the event a valuable learning experience for people with disabilities.

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This special report describes the national prevalence of intimate partner violence, sexual violence and stalking victimization based on respondents’ sexuNISVS coveral orientation. Respondents who self-identified as lesbian, gay or bisexual at the time of the survey and described violence experienced with both same-sex and opposite-sex partners based on the 2010 data from the National Intimate Partner and Sexual Violence Survey (NISVS).

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View the fact sheet

View the Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

The NSVRC also provides an information packet on Sexual Violence & Individuals Who Identify as LGBTQ. The packet includes general information on the nature of sexual violence against LGBTQ people and understanding effective prevention and response strategies.

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