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This report discusses the results of a survey, conducted by the National Law Center On Homelessness & Poverty, of landlord sexual assault and/or rape of tenants. It explores the ways that sexual violence may contribute to homelessness and restricted access to housing for low-income individuals. The report provides recommendations and helpful steps for advocates and attorneys. The report also provides a list of State laws that ensure housing rights for survivors of sexual violence and includes contact information for Fair Housing Organizations.
 
Preventing Homelessness and Ensuring Housing Rights for Victims of Landlord Sexual Assault

This guide identifies six key components of child sexual abuse prevention for organizations.  It includes prevention goals and critical strategies for each component. Suggestions for addressing challenges and tools to help organizations get started are also provided.
 
Preventing Child Sexual Abuse Within Youth Serving Organizations: Getting Started on Policies and Procedures

This document has been formatted so that families, community groups, and schools can use each section as a separate handout or use them all together as one complete document. Prevention tips and resources are provided to help children and youth of different ages or stages of development. The document is organized into four sections: Background Information; The “Basics” of Sexual Violence; Types of Sexual Violence;  and Who Can Help: Websites and Resources for Families.
 
Preventing Child and Youth Sexual Harassment, Abuse, and Assault: A Resource for Iowa Families

This report provides information on very young offenders (between the ages of 7 and 12) who become involved with the juvenile justice system.
 
Prevalence and Development of Child Delinquency

This report offers a glimpse into the federal law signed in 2003, and its impact thus far. The report also addresses areas of concern and gives recommendations for successful implementation of PREA.
 
PREA Update: Stop Prisoner Rape’s Report on the Prison Rape Elimination Act

These recommendations for Faith Communities include information on how to help victims, perpetrations and congregations.
 
Practical Recommendations for the Church's Response to Sexual Assault

This position statement reveals some of the real-life exploitive experiences and observations of Latina advocates from across the nation. It also offers some concrete steps for retaining their services and expertise.
 
Position Statement in Support of Latina Victim Advocates

This is Working Paper No. 1 from the United Nations International Research and Training Institute for the Advancement of Women (INSTRAW) working paper series on men's roles and responsibilities in ending gender based violence.  This paper looks at the political connections between men, gender and violence and the tensions that arise in making such connections.  Also offered are ways that programs have dealt with these tensions as well as future directions for this type of work.
 
Political Connections: Men, Gender and Violence

This resource includes information on access to emergency contraception as well as an updated map of existing state laws, regulations, and policies on the issue.
 
Pharmacy Refusals: State Laws, Regulations, and Policies

This 3-page summary document from the Colorado Coalition Against Sexual Assault describes 4 major perspectives on sexual violence: public health; risk factors; social change; and law and criminal justice.
 
Perspectives on Sexual Violence Prevention

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