Workplace Sexual Violence Resource List

The following resources cover a range of issues related to sexual violence at work. If you know of other useful resources, please email and we will add them to the list. To access a PDF version of this resource list, please click here.

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> Facts and Statistics
> Domestic Violence and the Workplace

> General Workplace Violence


Useful Websites

Center for the Study and Prevention of Violence (CSPV)
A research program of the Institute of Behavioral Science (IBS) at the University of Colorado at Boulder. Click on the CSPV Databases tab and you can search for workplace violence-related research articles, successful programs, evaluation tools, materials, and more. 

Corporate Alliance to End Partner Violence
While CAEPV focuses on intimate partner violence, their website provides articles, research findings, best practices, and other information on a wide variety of workplace sexual violence issues. Browse resources under the Get Information tab.

Family Violence Prevention Fund
Click here for the section of the website focused on violence against women in the workplace.

National Criminal Justice Reference Service (U.S. Department of Justice)
NCJRS is a federally funded resource offering justice and substance abuse information to support research, policy, and program development worldwide. Search A-Z Topics for Violent Crime, keyword within topic Rape and Sexual Assault, for extensive resources on a variety of sexual violence topics.




Resources for Employees

American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees (AFSCME)

Equal Rights Advocates

Feminist Majority Foundation

 Houston Area Women’s Center

Illinois Coalition Against Sexual Assault

  • Sexual Harassment statistics (fact sheet). Click here to download (first on list)

Kansas Coalition Against Sexual and Domestic Violence

Legal Momentum
Equality Works Program:

Minnesota Department of Health

National Employment Law Project

National Partnership for Women and Families

New Jersey Coalition Against Sexual Assault

Northwest Women’s Law Center

Pennsylvania Human Relations Commission

U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC)


Resources for Employers

Business Owner’s Toolkit

International Labour Office

Legal Momentum

Minnesota Department of Health

Pennsylvania Human Relations Commission

Prevention Connection: The Violence Against Women Prevention Partnership

U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC)

U.S. Office on Personnel Management


 Facts and Statistics

U.S. Department of Labor - Women’s Bureau
Site has statistics on women in the workforce, broken down by various characteristics.

U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC)

U.S. Merit Systems Protection Board
Sexual Harassment in the Federal Workplace: Trends, Progress, and Continuing Challenges. A Report to the President and the Congress of the United States.


          Domestic Violence and the Workplace

American Bar Association Commission on Domestic Violence

American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees (AFSCME)

American Institute on Domestic Violence

Colorado Bar Association

Family Violence Prevention Fund

Kansas Coalition Against Sexual and Domestic Violence

Legal Momentum

New Hampshire Coalition Against Domestic and Sexual Violence


Safe@Work Coalition


             General Workplace Violence

American Federation of Labor - Congress of Industrial Organizations

American Society of Safety Engineers

ASIS International

Canadian Initiative on Workplace Violence (CIWV)

Minnesota Department of Labor and Industry

National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH)
Click on V for Violence under NIOSH Site Index.

U.S. Department of Labor Occupational Safety & Health Administration (OSHA)
Workplace Violence

World Health Organization (WHO)

  • Workplace Violence in the Health Sector
    WHO in collaboration with International Labour Office (ILO), the International Council of Nurses (ICN), and Public Services International (PSI) Joint Programme on Workplace Violence in the Health Sector.

Workplace Violence Research Institute



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