This study was originally conducted in 2000 and was updated in 2006. It evaluated access to emergency contraception for rape victims in Pennsylvania emergency rooms.
Emergency Contraception Services for Rape Victims in Pennsylvania Hospitals

This VAWnet Applied Research document describes current research findings on the effects of childhood and adulthood sexual victimization on women’s mental health.
The Psychological Consequences of Sexual Trauma

This report presents detailed information about third-party involvement in violent crime. Third parties include bystanders, other victims, household members, police officers, instigators, or any combination of these. Third parties may play a role in the formation and escalation of violence, may intervene to stop an assault, or may be an eyewitness.
 
Third-party Involvement in Violent Crime, 1993-99

This paper provides information regarding childhood trauma and how trauma-informed care can be used to address the issue through the understanding of the connections between the presenting symptoms and behaviors and the child's past trauma history.

Responding to Childhood Trauma: The Promise and Practice of Trauma Informed Care

This VAWnet Applied Research document provides a review and critique of current trends in mental health assessment and treatment for sexual trauma survivors with an emphasis on early intervention. Current Trends in Psychological Assessment and Treatment Approaches for Survivors of Sexual Trauma

This Applied Research document covers the origins of our knowledge concerning the sexual abuse of women with disabilities, discusses data on women with disabilities and the men who abuse them, and explores the advocacy efforts of women with disabilities and their allies. Confronting the Sexual Abuse of Women with Disabilities

This article on clergy abuse appeared in the Summer 2002 Coalition Commentary from the Illinois Coalition Against Sexual Assault.
Clergy Abuse: Unveiling the Coverup

This report describes the U.S. government’s successes in combating human trafficking and provides recommendations on ways to improve efforts.
 Assessment of U.S. Government Activities to Combat Trafficking in Persons

This VAWnet Applied Research document provides a brief overview of the research on lifetime exposure to violence and the long-term health consequences of violence.
Assessment for Lifetime Exposure to Violence as a Pathway to Prevention

This Strategic Plan presented by CALCASA provides an historical perspective of the anti-sexual violence movement and six key issues that must be addressed to end sexual assault.
A Vision to End Sexual Violence

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