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This guide gives tips to help parents keep their children safer at home, at school, and in the community. Available in English and Spanish.
 
Personal Safety for Children: A Guide for Parents

This issue of Partners in Social Change is intended to provide an overview of public health theory that is relevant for anti-rape advocates, and to provide the inspriration and desire to engage in the collaborative effort.
 
Partners in Social Change: Public Health Theory

This report provides a review of existing research on teen victimization and its impact on youth in America as well as information on promising prevention and intervention techniques.
 
Our Vulnerable Teenagers: Their Victimization, Its Consequences, and Directions for Prevention and Intervention

This resource provides assistance to higher education staff and direct service programs who are interested in providing comprehensive responses to dating abuse on college campuses.

Organizing College Campuses Against Dating Abuse

The intent of this project was to conduct a survey to assess how or whether organizational structure affects the provision or reporting of sexual assault services in both single program and combined sexual and domestic violence programs.
Organization of Sexual Assault Programs

This report from the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children describes the responses of youth who were surveyed about their use of the internet and experiences while online, which includes exposure to unwanted sexual material and harassment.
 
Online Victimization: A Report on the Nation's Youth

This article summarizes current research on online sexual victimization and compares it to media accounts. The finding in the article reveal that contrary to stereotype, most internet sex offenders are not adults who target young children by posing as another youth, luring children to meetings, and then abducting or forcibly raping them. Rather, most online sex offenders are young adults who target teens and seduce victims into sexual relationships. They take time to develop the trust and confidence of victims, so that the youth see these relationships as romances or sexual adventures. They recommend that prevention efforts with adolescents be targeted, age-appropriate, and include frank discussions of sexuality and the hazards of relationships with older people.
 
Online “Predators” and Their Victims: Myths, Realities, and Implications for Prevention and Treatment

The Ohio Protocol for Sexual Assault Forensic and Medical Exams was created in order to provide comprehensive, standardized, non-judgmental, equitable treatment of survivors of sexual assault.
 
Ohio Protocol on Sexual Assault Forensic and Medical Examination

This protocol provides guidelines to establish comprehensive, standardized, non-judgmental, equitable treatment of pediatric victims of sexual abuse.
 Ohio Pediatric Sexual Abuse Protocol

This publication surveys gender-based violence from various nations around the world to provide an in-depth picture of the various forms of violence experienced by women. The report highlights, country by country, many of the recent achievements and indicates what must continue to build on them. Additionally, it provides examples of good practices as well as efforts that did not meet the goals - and explores the reasons why.
 
Not a Minute More: Ending Violence Against Women

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