This overview provides advocates and their allied partners with information from available research on the connections between sexual violence and the workplace. It is intended to provide a snapshot of the issue of sexual violence and the workplace and how sexual violence impacts a survivor’s employment.
When sexual violence occurs in the workplace, it can create a climate of fear and reduce productivity and wellness of the entire staff. The purpose of this guide is to provide employers with information that may help facilitate their engagement in creating a comprehensive violence prevention and response plan in collaboration with community-based sexual violence centers.
This bulletin provides sexual assault counselors and advocates with information and tools to help survivors identify how their sexual violence experiences could impact their employment and how to respond to their workplace needs.
This annotated bibliography provides resources on the connections between sexual violence and employment. The resources highlighted in this guide can shed light on the needs of survivors and provide information on opportunities for prevention.
Sexual 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 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).
This Special Collection addresses sexual violence against military service members, defines Military Sexual Trauma (MST), and offers resources (including information on current policy, procedures, legislation, and litigation) to support the prevention of and response to sexual violence as it impacts service members and veterans in the United States.
This resource is a two page fact sheet produced by NAESV on the costs and consequences of sexual violence. It includes a general overview of findings from research on the topic, the cost benefits of early intervention, costs for funding sexual assault services, and cost-effective solutions.
This site is supported by Grant/ Cooperative Agreement No. 1UF2CE002359-02 from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Its contents are solely the responsibility of the authors and do not necessarily represent the official views of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.