Advocates-CoverSexual violence permeates our society, including the workplace.  Using the Spectrum of prevention this  technical assistance guide provides advocates with information about the connections between sexual violence and employment and to offer possible prevention strategies.

This guide is part of the Sexual Violence and the Workplace information packet.  View the full packet, or other publications included in this packet.

This report summarizes ten major misconceptions about wartime sexual violence, highlighting both advances and gaps in our knowledge. Drawing on social science research, it outlines for policymakers the current state of knowledge about wartime sexual violence, details gaps in existing knowledge, and explores the implications of these findings for policymaking.

Read the report.

This research study discusses the role of communication technologies in sexual violence against young people. It focuses on outcomes in Victoria, Australia. It presents findings on mobile phones and social media, and the role in identifying and grooming potential victims, blackmail and intimation, sexting, harassment, and pornography.

Read the report online.

Download the PDF.

Este “resumen internacional” de Just Detention International discute abuso sexual en prisión, “una crisis global de los derechos humanos”. Este recurso está disponible en ocho idiomas.

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).

Read the full report

View the fact sheet

View the Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

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 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.

Read the report

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.

Read the report.

Sexual violence is a complex topic, and journalists reporting on it should be aware that the process can be different from reporting on other crime-related stories. Some survivors may want to talk with the media, while others may not. Remember this is a social justice issue, so there are plenty of story angles and not all include interviewing survivors. Regardless of the angle, infusing stories with data and background information puts this issue into context. Here are some tips for reporters to consider when talking with survivors of sexual violence.

Aequitas released Issue #8 of their Strategies Newsletter. The December 2012 edition offers information for prosecutors on sexual abuse in confinement.

Read Strategies Issue #8

Esta colección de recursos describe aspectos diferentes de la trata de personas, como información básico, mitos comunes, estadísticas e indicadores potenciales. (ENGLISH: This collection of resources describes different aspects of human trafficking, like basic information, common myths, statistics and potential indicators.)

Pages

Subscribe to RSS - Rape/Sexual Assault