Information in this toolkit is meant to equips prevention professionals, healthcare providers, and educators with information on current health issues among lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) populations. It includes an overview of terms related to gender identity and sexual expression.(SAMSHA) A powerpoint providing general information and overview is also available.

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Stop Street Harassment released this national report discussing research into the prevalence and experience of street harassment by both women and men. The majority of women experience street harassment. Many men who experience street harassment in the form of homophobic or transphobic slurs.

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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.

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Listen to a podcast interview with Alisa Klein

WHO and Liverpool John Moores University's Centre for Public Health have launched a website highlighting what works to prevent violence. Geared towards policy-makers and violence prevention researchers, practitioners and advocates, the website marks the first time that information on effective violence prevention programmes is available in a searchable web-based data base.  In addition to violence prevention, the Centre for Public Health has a broad research, intelligence and teaching portfolio that specialises also in alcohol and drug use, sexual health, environmental health and public health intelligence.

Violence Prevention Evidence Base and Resources

This report discusses the value and benefits of rethinking violence prevention.  It suggests an approach that identifies and deconstructs root causes of violence.  Of particular interest in this report is the discussion of the predictability of violence on a community or population wide level.

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Esta herramienta brindaSpanOverview una visión general del desarrollo sexual saludable de niñas y niños. Sugiere conductas y habilidades apropiadas a la edad, además de proporcionar información que apoya el desarrollo sano. En inglés.

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.

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