The NSVRC collects information and resources to assist those working to prevent sexual violence and to improve resources, outreach and response strategies. This resource section includes access to NSVRC collections and selected online resources.
This document describes experiences, barriers and fears of many immigrant victims of domestic violence, sexual assault and stalking when accessing the U.S. civil and criminal justice systems. It also provides an overview of the immigration system and laws.
This research summary is based on a desk review on women’s responses to sexual violence and the appropriateness and effectiveness of sexual violence services in meeting their needs as survivors. The review examines the societal factors that influence rates of sexual violence, women’s immediate and long term responses to such violence, including a range of health related harms, and the interventions and treatments developed to respond to the needs of survivors of sexual violence and reduce its prevalence. Rape: How women, the community and the health sector respond
This report presents information on the consequences of rape and sexual assault for female victims. The study provides the percentages of completed rape, attempted rape, and sexual assault of females that were reported to the police in 1992-2000. The report provides the percentage of victims that were injured and treated from a completed rape, attempted rape, or sexual assault. It presents the percentage of those who reported to the police, and the percentage of those victims who received treatment and whose victimization was reported to the police.
This issue of American Prosecutors Research Institute ‘s The Voice newsletter (Volume 1, Number 3) provides a description of the four categories of rape reporting laws and lists the states that fall under each category.
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