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This document provides an overview and sample of responses for Preventing sexual violence in Latin@ communities: A national needs assessment, a comprehensive report that details advocates’ needs related to sexual violence in Latin@ communities.

Also available in Spanish.

In addition to the executive summary, the full report and an infographic are available.

La infografía presenta hallazgos principales La prevención de la violencia sexual en comunidades latinas: Un estudio nacional de necesidades, un informe amplio que detalla las necesidades de defensoras(es) relacionadas con la violencia sexual en comunidades latinas.

En inglés.

Además de la infografía,  el informe complete y el resumen ejecutivo están disponibles.

infographic of study examining needed of LatinasThis infographic presents key findings from Preventing sexual violence in Latin@ communities: A national needs assessment, a comprehensive report that details advocates’ needs related to sexual violence in Latin@ communities.

Also available in Spanish.

In addition to the infographic, the full report and the executive summary are available.

El manual del gobierno mexicano se centra en las estrategias en el uso el uso no sexista del lenguaje. Las secciones incluyen: el papel del lenguaje como agente socializador de género, el género en la gramática, el sexo de las personas, la gramática y la semántica, el uso del neutro, el uso de genéricos, profesiones ejercidas por mujeres, el uso del gerundio y otras estrategias, el lenguaje administrativo y documentos con lenguaje sexista.

This comprehensive report details advocates’ needs related to sexual violence in Latin@ communities. For example, while 91.4% of advocates who responded to the national survey said their organization has identified demographics of their intended service population, just 19.3% thought that their clients served matched those demographics; also, participants consistently discussed the importance of creating culturally specific materials that truly reflect the culture of Latin@ and/or Spanish-speaking communities.

Also available in Spanish.

In addition to the full report, the executive summary and an infographic are available.

The 2013 Spring/Summer edition of Resource-Cover-Spring-Summer-2013The Resource offers articles and insights on current events and topics such as the Steubenville rape trial, the NO MORE campaign, 1in6’s 1BlueString Campaign, tips for sustaining activism and new findings from a national needs assessment on how to engage Spanish-speaking communities. It also highlights great work happening across the movement, from how to engage faculty to prevent sexual violence on campus to what’s the latest technologies being used by help spread the word.

This report offers findings from a study of students’ activities, priorities, perceptions, and needs related to various efforts to address campus sexual violence, with a specific focus on campus policies. Students also reported on their school’s efforts to address rape and sexual assault.

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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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While some forms of sexual violence may not be illegal, such as sexist jokes, catcalling, or vulgar gestures, this does not make them any less threatening or harmful to the person victimized.  All these behaviors contribute to a culture that accepts sexual violence. Bystanders can speak up when they witness these actions to foster healthy sexuality and safer communities. Many opportunities exist in daily life where society can prevent behaviors that promote sexual violence.

This fact sheet is part of the Media Packet. View the full packet, or other factsheets included in the packet.

The resource proposes strategies communities can consider to promote the types of relationships and environments that help children grow up to be healthy and productive citizens so that they, in turn, can build stronger and safer families and communities for their children. It is directed toward anyone committed to the positive development of children and families, and specifically to the prevention of all forms of child abuse and neglect.

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