This fact sheet provides an overview of key U.S. national research studies currently available on sexual violence with specific attention the National Intimate Partner and Sexual Violence Survey (NISVS).

This document provides answers to frequently asked questions about United States Federal Laws and how they impact confidentiality for survivors and service providers.  The laws discussed include the Clery Act, Violence Against Women Act, the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA), and the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA).

This 4 page fact sheet provides an overview of the U.S. National Rape Prevention and Education Program (RPE) including information on purpose, scope and impact. 

This expanded factsheet provides an overview of child sexual abuse prevention and offers resources and answers the following questions:

  • What is child sexual abuse?
  • How common is child sexual abuse?
  • Who are the victims of child sexual abuse?
  • Who are the perpetrators of child sexual abuse?
  • What are the warning signs that a child may be sexually abused?
  • Risk factors for the perpetration of child sexual abuse?
  • How can I reduce the risk of children being abused?

Browse the rest of the Child Sexual Abuse Prevention Information Packet: overview, technical assistance bulletin, technical assistance guide on programs for adults, technical assistance guide for programs for children, resource list, annotated bibliography, research brief and online special collection.

This resource is a two page fact sheet produced by NAESV on the costs and consequences of sexual violence.  It includes a general overview of findings from research on the topic, the cost benefits of early intervention, costs for funding sexual assault services, and cost-effective solutions.

Vice President Biden and Secretary Duncan presented guidelines on legal obligations in addressing sexual violence in school and on campus.  The resources include:

 

Dear Colleague Letter: Sexual Violence (19 p.)

Background, Summary, and Fast Facts Fact Sheet (2 p.)

Know Your Rights Fact Sheet on Title IX and Sexual Violence (2 p.)

A one page fact sheet on the prevention on teen dating violence, intimate partner violence, and sexual violence.  This resource discusses the prevalence of these types of violence as a public health issue that is preventable.  It also discusses some current initiatives and plans for the future.

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Esta hoja de datos presenta una breve descripción del enfoque de la intervención de la/el espectador en la prevención de la violencia sexual, los puntos clave de este tipo de intervención, resultados basados en evidencia respecto de la eficacia del enfoque y recursos clave para encontrar información adicional sobre este modelo. En inglés.

  This three-page fact sheet presents a brief overview of the bystander intervention approach to sexual violence prevention, key points about this type of intervention, evidence-based outcomes regarding the effectiveness of the approach and key resources for finding additional information about this model. It is also available in Spanish.

This two page fact sheet provides general information on the impact of sexual violence on survivors, significant others and communities.

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