Vera’s Center on Victimization and Safety partnered with the Ms. Foundation for Women in 2012 to examine the prevalence of this abuse and existing responses and to recommend next steps for a national strategy to respond to this epidemic. This issues brief summarizes the study, its findings, and its recommendations.
This Applied Research paper reviews both international and U.S.-based policy efforts to promote sexual abuse prevention and offers considerations for policy development in communities and organizations.
The resource proposes strategies communities can consider to promote the types of relationships and environments that help children grow up to be healthy and productive citizens so that they, in turn, can build stronger and safer families and communities for their children. It is directed toward anyone committed to the positive development of children and families, and specifically to the prevention of all forms of child abuse and neglect.
This report, developed by 1 in 6 and Peace Over Violence, is based on community research with traditionally excluded or marginalized groups. Groups involved in the report included deaf survivors, female gang-affiliated survivors, male survivors, parents and their child survivors, and research experts in child sexual abuse. The report includes recommendations for working with underserved groups.
This report presents the findings of the Attorney General’s National Task Force on Children Exposed to Violence. It addresses children's exposure to many different forms of violence, including sexual abuse, in a variety of settings and the resulting psychological trauma.
This booklet by the Texas Association Against Sexual Assault (TAASA) responds to common questions about incest like how does incest affect the lives of incest survivors?; how can incest survivors help themselves?; and what should a person do who suspects that a minor is being victimized? In Spanish. Ordering information (the PDF is free).
Este folleto por la Asociación de Tejas Contra el Asalto Sexual (en inglés, TAASA) responde a preguntas comunes sobre incesto como¿cómo afecta la vida de sus víctimas el incesto?; ¿cómo pueden ayudarse a sí mismos los sobrevivientes del incesto?; y ¿qué puede hacer una persona que sospecha que un menor de edad es víctima del incesto? En inglés. Información para hacer un pedido (el PDF es gratis).
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