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Prevalence and Characteristics of Sexual Violence, Stalking, and Intimate Partner Violence Victimization, National Intimate Partner and Sexual Violence Survey, United States, 2011 Sally Laskey Thu, 09/04/2014

This report examines sexual violence, stalking, and intimate partner violence victimization using National Intimate Partner and Sexual Violence Survey (NISVS) data from 2011. The report describes the overall prevalence of sexual violence, stalking, and intimate partner violence victimization; racial/ethnic variation in prevalence; how types of perpetrators vary by violence type; and the age at which victimization typically begins. For intimate partner violence, the report also examines a range of negative impacts experienced as a result of victimization, including the need for services.

NSVRC & PCAR Joint Statement on Guilty Verdict in R. Kelly Sex Trafficking Trial NSVRC Tue, 09/28/2021

Yesterday’s guilty verdict in the trial of R&B singer R. Kelly is a hard-won and symbolic victory for countless Black women and girls who are survivors of sexual abuse and assault. Our thoughts are with the survivors and their families, with the hope that this conviction can be a step towards healing.

Foundations of HUD Coordinated Entry and Housing for Survivors of Sexual Violence NSVRC Wed, 09/22/2021

These sessions provide attendees with a foundational understanding of the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Continuums of Care (CoC) and a practical understanding the coordinated entry process. Information includes ways communities can design coordinated entry access points, trauma informed assessment and prioritization approaches, and data safety considerations.

A Guide to Exploring Trauma: A Blog Series JL Heinze Thu, 09/16/2021

Trauma — it’s a word we might use often, but not grasp to its full extent. Although it varies in degree and content, everyone experiences trauma. In fact, our relationships with trauma dictate much of how we both experience  and move through the world. Trauma isn’t one specific thing; it can be layered, complex, or even repressed so that we are unaware of it. Although difficult to define because of its diversity, in essence trauma is the opposite of safety.

Back to Basics: Partnering with Survivors and Communities to Promote Health Equity at the Intersections of Sexual and Intimate Partner Violence Emily Bigger Thu, 09/09/2021

This document was co-authored by staff of the National Sexual Violence Resource Center and National Resource Center on Domestic Violence, with significant input, guidance, and leadership from Black and women of color survivors and advocates.

Here’s how you can use our Working with Male Survivors resources for group learning Louie Marven Thu, 08/12/2021

Check out this sample curriculum using our tools on supporting advocates who work with male survivors.

Sexual Citizens: A Landmark Study of Sex, Power, and Assault on Campus - Part 2 Megan Thomas Fri, 07/30/2021

In this episode, we continue our conversation with Dr. Jennifer S. Hirsch and Dr. Shamus Khan, authors of the book Sexual Citizens.

Sexual Citizens: A Landmark Study of Sex, Power, and Assault on Campus - Part 1 Megan Thomas Fri, 07/30/2021

In the first part of a two-part episode, we speak with the authors of Sexual Citizens: A Landmark Study on Sex, Power, and Assault on Campus.

The Resource Spring 2021 Megan Thomas Thu, 07/22/2021

The latest edition of The Resource explores how the movement to end sexual violence has adapted over the past year and a half due to COVID-19.

Assessing Our Capacity for Serving Male Survivors of Sexual Violence Emily Bigger Thu, 07/22/2021

Sexual assault advocates and rape crisis centers can use this self-assessment tool to reflect on your current work serving men who have had unwanted sexual experiences. The tool offers reflection questions related to individual and organizational capacity to serve male survivors. This resource is part of Working with Male Survivors of Sexual Violence.