The Urban Institute provides this infographic to demonstrate the prevalence of harassment through technology for adolescents and discuss the common forms of digital abuse that teen experience.

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El folleto de Arte Sana describe el acoso sexual, incluyendo los tipos y las consecuencias de acoso sexual. Traducción disponible en inglés.

El documento de Arte Sana contiene dos guiones para anuncios de servicio público, uno de acoso sexual en el trabajo y uno de la violación entre pareja. Más información sobre anuncios está disponible en inglés y traducciones de los anuncios están disponibles en inglés.

This booklet by the Texas Association Against Sexual Assault (TAASA) answers common questionssuch as: What is sexual harassment?; what can/should you do if you are harassed?; what are the costs of sexual harassment for an employee?; and what are the costs of sexual harassment to an employer? It also explains the two types of options for a victim to file a sexual harassment complaint (internal and external). 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 como ¿qué es el acoso sexual?; ¿qué puedes/debes hacer si usted es acosado?; ¿cuáles son los costos del acoso sexual para un empleado?; y ¿cuáles son los costos del acoso sexual para un empleador? También explique los dos tipos de opciones para una víctima para entablar una queja del acoso sexual (interno y externo). En inglés. Información para hacer un pedido (el PDF es gratis).

Sexual violence & individuals who identify as LGBTQ is an information packet containing nearly a dozen resources focused on serving, engaging, and collaborating with individuals and communities who identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer or questioning (LGBTQ).  The packet contains resources to support counselors, advocates, preventionists, technical assistance providers, and allied professionals committed to affirming all individuals and communities. The goals of this packet it to provide resources that will both strengthen work already being done, as well as assist organizations in discovering a place to begin program development.

This packet includes an Annotated Bibliography, a Research Brief, a Resource List, and guides on Talking about Gender & Sexuality, Creating Inclusive Agencies, the Process of Coming Out, the Impact of Discrimination, Hate & Bias-Motivated Crimes, the Impact on Individuals & Communities, Sexual Harassment & Bullying of Youth, and Transformative Prevention Programming.

This Applied Research Paper outlines the importance and value of engaging in sexual violence prevention work with youth. The paper discusses prevalence of sexual violence among youth populations, recent trends in prevention activities for youth, and a review of common strategies and challenges for engaging in this work. Feedback on the effectiveness and current evaluation efforts for the various approaches is offered. It's available in PDF or online.

The risk for bullying andYouth Cover harassment is very high for youth who identify as LGBTQ.  This short resource offers background on research and information regarding abuse against young people in school and community environments.

This resource is part of the Information Packet on Sexual Violence & Those Who Identify as LGBTQ.

GLSEN provides a report of the findings from the National School Climate Survey in 2011. The report outlines statistics related to the experiences of LGBTQ-identified students of harassment, bullying, and institutional discrimination. It also presents findings on the kinds of positive interventions and supports that make a difference for students.

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Sexual violence -- including rape, child sexual abuse, and sexual harassment -- is a complicated topic to understand. There are many fears, myths and stereotypes that abound. We understand that reporting on these topics is a difficult task and we appreciate the media’s commitment to doing so with integrity. As a result, the National Sexual Violence Resource Center (NSVRC) has created a packet for journalists about reporting on sexual violence.

 

As members of the media, journalists play a critical role in illuminating the truth for people. Well-written, fact-based stories that place a particular incident in a broader context can go a long way toward educating the public. A well-informed public can help ensure appropriate responses and services for victims; accountability and treatment for those who abuse others; and can strengthen the prevention strategies of organizations and communities. This fact sheet discusses some basic information on sexual violence.

 

The full Media Packet offers six resources will answer common questions related to sexual violence.

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