Sexual Assault and Sexual Harassment in the U.S. Military Highlights from the 2014 RAND Military Workplace Study
How to Notify Victims about Sexual Assault Kit Evidence Insight and Recommendations from Victims and Professionals
This report describes research on victim and professional perspectives on the delivery of victim notification procedures, implementation of new victim notification processes, victim engagement within the criminal justice system, and recommendations for improvements.
Victims and professionals made five recommendations.
Key Findings: Exploring Alcohol Policy Approaches to Prevent Sexual Violence
Increasingly, preventionists are working to prevent sexual violence at community and societal levels. Influencing public policies falls within these realms.
Addressing the Impact of Wrongful Convictions on Crime Victims
This article includes the findings of an NIJ-funded study examining how wrongful convictions affect the original crime victims. Researchers from ICF International conducted in-depth studies to identify the shared experiences and service needs of the original crime victims in 11 cases of wrongful conviction. In total, researchers interviewed 33 individuals:
Engaging Bystanders to Prevent Sexual Violence: Research Brief
This research brief is for advocates and preventionists to use in their work to create, implement, and improve bystander intervention programming in their communities. The research reviewed in this brief provides insight into the mobilization of bystander behavior.
Sexual Offender Residence Restrictions
This policy paper offers a discussion and recommendations for managing the housing needs of sex offenders.Publish Date
The Registration and Community Notification of Adult Sexual Offenders
This policy paper offers recommendations for implementation of registration and notification based on existing research about the assessment and management of sex offenders.Publish Date
The goal of this document is to provide relevant information for reducing sexual reoffending by adolescents and promoting effective interventions that facilitate pro-social and law-abiding behaviors. This document is purposefully short in length, summarizes central findings from the research, and outlines some major areas for consideration when working with this population of youth and their families.Publish Date
Sexual Violence & the Workplace: Research Brief
The purpose of this research brief is to highlight the relationship between sexual violence and the workplace and examine gaps in existing research. This rearch brief will allow advocates to connect the research on sexual violence and the workplace to their work with the clients they serve.
Sexual Violence and Health
Negative health outcomes of sexual assault afflict all sexes, stemming from both childhood and adult sexual traumas. This research brief can help stakeholders, including sexual assault advocates and health care providers, understand the ways that sexual victimization can trigger or exacerbate physical and mental health conditions.