A 2 page fact sheet that talks about the devastating consequences of sexual violence in detention and the extreme challenges that survivors must face.
Mental Health Consequences of Sexual Violence in Detention

The NISVS Fact Sheet provides a brief overview of the data from a national study conducted to assess the impact of sexual violence, stalking, and intimate partner violence. It discusses the scope of these forms of violence; immediate impacts of victimization; and the lifelong heath consequences experienced by victims of these forms of violence. This information may help to inform policies on prevention and response efforts in the field. Other resources related to this Fact Sheet include the full Summary Report and a Toolkit.

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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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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.

This fact sheet provides an overview of key U.S. national research studies currently available on sexual violence with specific attention the National Intimate Partner and Sexual Violence Survey (NISVS).

This resource includes information on access to emergency contraception as well as an updated map of existing state laws, regulations, and policies on the issue.
 
Pharmacy Refusals: State Laws, Regulations, and Policies

This resource provides a brief overview of the principles of effective prevention programs, and introduces the elements of the prevention resource packet. It is part of Fjnding the Perfect Shade of Change: Resources for Sexual Violence Preventionists Creating Safe and Healthy Communities, an information packet of prevention resources.

This report outlines the facts surrounding rape and sexual assault and identifies key areas to focus on and improve, including working to change social norms, improving criminal justice response, and protecting students from sexual assault.

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This document introduces 13 common myths about sexual assault and provides facts to respond to those myths.

Rape Myths & Facts

This 4 page fact sheet provides an overview of the U.S. National Rape Prevention and Education Program (RPE) including information on purpose, scope and impact. 

 

This glossary is presented to assist advocates in Research Terms Glossary Coverunderstanding commonly used terms when reading, understanding and evaluating research. This glossary drew from several sources, which are listed at the end of this document. These resources can be helpful to advocates who wish to learn more about understanding and evaluating research.

 

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