The NSVRC collects information and resources to assist those working to prevent sexual violence and to improve resources, outreach and response strategies. This resource section includes access to NSVRC collections and selected online resources.
This plan was developed to prioritize prevention efforts in the state of Oregon and to "identify innovative, evidence-based, comprehensive sexual assault prevention initiatives" and offer directions to build upon these efforts.
This short article discusses the importance of parents and other caregivers to understand what is "normal" sexual development and behavior in children and teenagers, and which behaviors might signal that a child is a victim of sexual abuse, or acting in a sexually aggressive manner towards others. The article also distinguishes between age appropriate and age inappropriate sexual behaviors.
This bulletin provides information about sexual violence against migrant farm workers in the US, risk factors and barriers, legal rights, and highlights the outreach and advocacy efforts of the Latino Program of Survivors, Inc. in Adams County, PA.
This research summary is based on a desk review on women’s responses to sexual violence and the appropriateness and effectiveness of sexual violence services in meeting their needs as survivors. The review examines the societal factors that influence rates of sexual violence, women’s immediate and long term responses to such violence, including a range of health related harms, and the interventions and treatments developed to respond to the needs of survivors of sexual violence and reduce its prevalence.
This VAWnet Applied Research paper examines both single- and mixed-gender rape prevention and risk reduction programs, and provides suggestions for practitioners to design, implement, and evaluate programs.
This report presents information on the consequences of rape and sexual assault for female victims. The study provides the percentages of completed rape, attempted rape, and sexual assault of females that were reported to the police in 1992-2000. The report provides the percentage of victims that were injured and treated from a completed rape, attempted rape, or sexual assault. It presents the percentage of those who reported to the police, and the percentage of those victims who received treatment and whose victimization was reported to the police. Rape and Sexual Assault: Reporting to Police and Medical Attention, 1992-2000
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