Per GW Public Health: COVID-19 has raised a plethora of ethical issues – from prevention and containment, to cure and management. Join leading ethics experts to discuss these issues in a Webinar series focused on ethics and COVID-19. Moderated by Adnan Hyder, Senior Associate Dean for Research, these webinars will host ethics experts from GW, the United States and abroad to discuss key dilemmas around public health ethics, resource ethics, clinical ethics and justice. They will offer participants the chance to ask questions and raise moral questions during this pandemic.
Research has shown relationship conflict and/or abuse may occur and escalate during times of crisis (like the spread of the coronavirus, COVID-19). In response to COVID-19 and its impact on IPV, the VA Intimate Partner Violence Assistance Program (IPVAP) released a print material & social media campaign to address the unique circumstances faced by those who are at heightened risk due to IPV.
Join NSVRC and PreventConnect for a series of web conferences on how COVID has impacted sexual violence prevention.
The 2018 hurricane season has already been devastating. You can make a difference by donating to the Relief Fund.
These tri-fold cards include tips on sexual violence prevention and resources for survivors. Order palm cards to distribute.
This technical assistance guide is meant to assist law enforcement agencies in handling “courtesy reports,” which are taken by one law enforcement agency on behalf of another. It was designed to provide concrete assistance and address frequently asked questions, for law enforcement agencies faced with a report of sexual assault from a jurisdiction affected by a nature disaster.
This report presents findings on the intersections between food access, water, sanitation, housing and the incidence of sexual violence in camps for displaced persons outside of Port-au-Prince, Haiti. It also provides recommendations for action to improve access to basic needs and prevent sexual violence.
This report from Amnesty International notes that sexual violence was widespread in Haiti before January 2010 has been exacerbated by the conditions since the earthquake. The limited assistance the authorities previously provided has been undermined by the destruction of police stations and court houses.
This two-page fact sheet is based on information from the NSVRC publication Sexual Violence in Disasters: A Planning Guide for Prevention and Response. It provides basic information about the risk of sexual violence during and after times of disaster and some basic prevention strategies.