This report describes what is being done in Minnesota to assist victims of sexual assault. The report combines local and national trends, published research literature, and insights gained through interviews with 25 expert observers from diverse perspectives. Interview participants included advocates and service providers, judicial and legal staff, survivors of sexual assault, culturally specific service providers, law enforcement personnel, national and local experts, and health care providers.
 
Critical Issues in Sexual Assault

Based on a synthesis of the empirical literature and original data analyses, this report presents an overview of the epidemiology of violence against American-Indian and Alaska-Native women as well as a review of the criminal justice responses to this violence.
Violence against American Indian and Alaska Native Women and the Criminal Justice Response: What is Known

The 19th annual World Report summarizes human rights conditions in more than 90 countries and territories worldwide. It reflects extensive investigative work undertaken in 2008 by Human Rights Watch staff, usually in close partnership with human rights activists in the country in question.
World Report 2009

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.

Reaching Migrant Farm Workers: A Technical Assistance Bulletin for Sexual Assault Advocates and Counselors

This resource provides information on Public Law 280, a substantial transfer of jurisdiction from the federal government to the states in Indian Country and its impact on victims of crime.
Public Law 280: Issues and Concerns for Victims of Crime in Indian Country

 

This resource provides information on Public Law 280, a substantial transfer of jurisdiction from the federal government to the states in Indian Country and its impact on victims of crime.

Public Law 280: Issues and Concerns for Victims of Crime in Indian Country

NSVRC's debut newsletter! Featured inside: American Indians' Inspiring Approach, Coalition Spotlight, NSVRC Library... and more.

The third volume for this NSVRC publication! Featured inside: Working with Men to Prevent Sexual Assault, Women of Color - SCESA, SAAM Campaign, VAWNet... and more.

The sixth volume for this NSVRC publication! Featured inside: Kobe Bryant and Our Cultural Attitudes About Rape, Crime Victims Remain Oppressively Burdened, “A Day to End Sexual Violence” . . . and more

Recollections of a Hurricane, Consent and the Court of Pubilc Opinion, CSA in the Bearing Straits and more . . .

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