The NSVRC collects information and resources to assist those working to prevent sexual violence and to improve resources, outreach and response strategies. This resource section includes access to NSVRC collections and selected online resources.
This report from ECPAT International “is intended to provide a framework for promoting recognition and understanding of the real risks of violence for children and young people in cyberspace and through the use of new technologies, in particular the internet and mobile phones." Violence Against Children in Cyberspace
This article provides facts and figures on violence against women to illustrate the devastating toll on women’s lives, on their families, and on society as a whole. It provides a specific breakdown for each of the following:
- Domestic and Intimate Partner Violence
- Sexual Violence
- Harmful Traditional Practices
- Female Genital Mutilation (Fgm)
- Dowry Murder
- "Honor Killings"
- Early Marriage
- Trafficking In Women and Girls
- HIV/Aids and Violence
- Crimes against Women in Situations of Armed Conflict
- Violence against Women as a Human Rights Violation
This VAWnet Applied Research paper provides an overview of some of the basic issues and questions that confront religiously identified women who have experienced abuse. The document focuses on three of the major religions in the U.S.: Christianity, Judaism, and Islam. It outlines strategies for clergy and secular domestic violence advocates to reach out to one another in order to find and develop the resources needed to help domestic violence victims. Violence Against Women and the Role of Religion
WHO and Liverpool John Moores University's Centre for Public Health have launched a website highlighting what works to prevent violence. Geared towards policy-makers and violence prevention researchers, practitioners and advocates, the website marks the first time that information on effective violence prevention programmes is available in a searchable web-based data base. In addition to violence prevention, the Centre for Public Health has a broad research, intelligence and teaching portfolio that specialises also in alcohol and drug use, sexual health, environmental health and public health intelligence.
This report presents data for 1993 through 1999 from the National Crime Victimization Survey estimating the extent of workplace crime in the United States. The report describes the different types of workplace crimes, their frequency of occurrence, the characteristics of the victims and offenders, victimization by profession, the victim/offender relationship, and how many of these victimizations are reported to law enforcement. Violence in the Workplace
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