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This Strategic Plan presented by CALCASA provides an historical perspective of the anti-sexual violence movement and six key issues that must be addressed to end sexual assault.
A Vision to End Sexual Violence

This document from the Michigan Coalition Against Domestic and Sexual Violence includes a summary of key issues and recommendations for preventing violence against women and how to integrating violence against women prevention messages into every local community in Michigan. It focus on building relationships and partnerships across organizations within local communities and increasing the capacity of current coordinated community response efforts to prevent violence against women by creating prevention-focused coordinated community responses and improving prevention education by strengthening linkages between prevention educators.
A Vision for Prevention: Key Issues and Statewide Recommendations for the Primary Prevention of Violence

This protocol was designed as a guide for criminal justice and health care practitioners who respond to victims of sexual assault.
 A National Protocol for Sexual Assault Medical Forensic Examinations: Adults/Adolescents

This resource is designed to help public policy officials, health care professionals, and other pertinent professionals understand how rape in America is measured, what the numbers mean, and what the limitations are of existing research. Making Sense of Rape in America: Where Do the Numbers Come From and What Do They Mean

This edition of the VAWnet E-newsletter highlights new documents on VAWnet with useful information related to children and youth. New materials addressing systems advocacy, research, services, risk assessment, prevention and cultural intersections are featured.
VAWnet E-Newsletter: Focus on the Impact of Domestic and Sexual Violence on Children

"This monograph will explore different psychological and behavioral responses to sexual violence and why these responses appear to be 'counterintuitive' to the general public."
Victim Responses to Sexual Assault: Counterintuitive or Simply Adaptive?

This law was enacted in October 2000. It provides protection and assistance for victims of trafficking and includes the authorization of educations and public awareness campaigns as part if its prevention measures.
Victims of Trafficking and Violence Protection Act of 2000

This report from ECPAT International “is intended to provide a framework for promoting recognition and understanding of the real risks of violence for children and young people in cyberspace and through the use of new technologies, in particular the internet and mobile phones."
Violence Against Children in Cyberspace

This VAWnet Applied Research paper provides an overview of some of the basic issues and questions that confront religiously identified women who have experienced abuse. The document focuses on three of the major religions in the U.S.: Christianity, Judaism, and Islam. It outlines strategies for clergy and secular domestic violence advocates to reach out to one another in order to find and develop the resources needed to help domestic violence victims.
Violence Against Women and the Role of Religion

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

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