NCAVP issues this national report discussing various forms of hate crimes, including sexual violence, against LGBTQ and HIV-affected people.

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This report provides the results of the National Sexual Violence Resource Center’s SANE Sustainability training and technical project.  The evaluation of the Sustainability Project consisted of two primary components: 1) assessment of a train-the-trainer program  and 2) evaluation of the onsite technical assistance program. The purpose was to document the nature of technical assistance provided and assess the degree to which their assistance has been useful to the selected programs.

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This is the 2013 report from the Department of Defense on the number of substantiated incidents of sexual harassment in the U.S. military. The DoD 2012 Workplace and Gender Relations Survey of Active Duty Service Members found that many service members who reported sexual assaults also reported that the perpetrators sexually harassed them before the assault.

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This study examined the structure and functioning of U.S. SARTs, patterns of SART implementation and how these patterns relate to SARTs perceived effectiveness at improving victim and legal outcomes.

The Violence Against Women Act of 2005 requires that sexual assault victims must not be required to file law enforcement reports in order to receive free exams. This study examined how states are meeting these goals. It found that victim compensation funds are by far the largest funder of exams across the country. In the 19 jurisdictions included in case studies, victims generally received free exams without having to report if they did not want to. However, barriers to even accessing the exam prevent some victims from seeking help.

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This report is the first set of action steps and recommendations released by the White House regarding sexual assault on campus.

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 action plan discusses combating human trafficking and modern-day forms of slavery through government action as well as partnerships with allied professionals and concerned citizens.

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Thhis report calls for a collective investment nationwide in defending our children from exposure to violence and psychological trauma, in healing families and communities, and in enabling all of our children to imagine and claim their safe and creative development and their productive futures. It discusses sexual violence, as well as physical violence, exposure to intimate partner violence, and community violence.

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This report describes the successes and challenges of reducing backlogs of DNA evidence in the nation’s crime laboratories and describes some of the solutions that are increasing lab efficiencies. Data was collected from more than 120 public laboratories that receive grants under NIJ’s DNA Backlog Reduction Program.

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