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This guide is intended to help support advocates and preventionists in creating and sustaining bystander intervention programs in their communities. The NSVRC contacted six organizations that employ various bystander programs and strategies. This guide highlights each program and its unique approach to bystander intervention and provides lessons learned for advocates and preventionists to use in their work.

This guide is guide is a part of the Engaging Bystanders to Prevent Sexual Violence Information Packet.  View the full packet, or other publications included in this packet.

This information packet provides a series of documents on bystander intervention, including current research, resources, and examples of bystander programs. It includes resources for sexual assault advocates and preventionists, as well as community members.

The following documents are available as part of the packet: Annotated Bibliography, Bulletin, Guide, Overview, Research Brief, Resource List and Online Special Collection.

The report, Global and regional estimates of violence against women: Prevalence and health effects of intimate partner violence and non-partner sexual violence, represents the first systematic study of global data on the prevalence of violence against women - both by partners and non-partners. Some 35% of all women will experience either intimate partner or non-partner violence. The study finds that intimate partner violence is the most common type of violence against women, affecting 30% of women worldwide. The study highlights the need for all sectors to engage in eliminating tolerance for violence against women and better support for women who experience it. New WHO guidelines, launched with the report, aim to help countries improve their health sector's capacity to respond to violence against women.

 

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