This report discusses the results of a survey, conducted by the National Law Center On Homelessness & Poverty, of landlord sexual assault and/or rape of tenants. It explores the ways that sexual violence may contribute to homelessness and restricted access to housing for low-income individuals. The report provides recommendations and helpful steps for advocates and attorneys. The report also provides a list of State laws that ensure housing rights for survivors of sexual violence and includes contact information for Fair Housing Organizations.
This is Working Paper No. 1 from the United Nations International Research and Training Institute for the Advancement of Women (INSTRAW) working paper series on men's roles and responsibilities in ending gender based violence. This paper looks at the political connections between men, gender and violence and the tensions that arise in making such connections. Also offered are ways that programs have dealt with these tensions as well as future directions for this type of work.
This 3-page summary document from the Colorado Coalition Against Sexual Assault describes 4 major perspectives on sexual violence: public health; risk factors; social change; and law and criminal justice.
The intent of this project was to conduct a survey to assess how or whether organizational structure affects the provision or reporting of sexual assault services in both single program and combined sexual and domestic violence programs. Organization of Sexual Assault Programs
This report from the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children describes the responses of youth who were surveyed about their use of the internet and experiences while online, which includes exposure to unwanted sexual material and harassment.
This publication surveys gender-based violence from various nations around the world to provide an in-depth picture of the various forms of violence experienced by women. The report highlights, country by country, many of the recent achievements and indicates what must continue to build on them. Additionally, it provides examples of good practices as well as efforts that did not meet the goals - and explores the reasons why.
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