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 document from the Colorado Coalition Against Sexual Assault explores the history of sexual assault prevention efforts from the 1970s to the present, covering the major debates, players, institutional responses and public reactions to the movement.
This research by Walter DeKeseredy and his colleagues in Ohio examines the incidents of and issues surrounding the sexual assault of women in rural areas during separation and/or divorce . The paper concludes by finding that many women were sexually assaulted at various points in the separation process: 53% being sexually assaulted when they wanted to leave, 32% while they were leaving, and 37% after they had left. A strength of this paper is that the women’s voices are included in extended quotes.
This CD tutorial program and implementation guide are tools to help strengthen a current program or launch a new one. The purpose of this guide is to help you implement “Screening Patients for Sexual Violence” and provide you with a menu of options to most effectively use it within the community you serve.
This Applied Research paper provides a review of the current literature on screening women for sexual violence in health care facilities, and discusses the reasoning and rationale behind screening women for sexual violence.
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