This policy brief offers practical suggestions for expanding and enhancing Deaf survivors’ access to victim services and other supports.
Culture, Language, and Access:; Key Considerations for Serving Deaf Survivors of Domestic and Sexual Violence
This post looks at the accuracy of data for female victims of sexual violence, using studies of sexual assaults and criminal justice data.
This manual aims to help advocates take advantage of the unprecedented opportunity created by the PREA [Prison Rape Elimination Act] standards. It also seeks to anticipate some of the challenges that come with helping survivors who are incarcerated.
The guide presents a wide array of information basic information about the transgender experience to specific guidance for sexual assault services.
Mandatory reporting state statutes regarding the sexual abuse of children are compiled and reported.
Recommendations for Administrators of Prisons, Jails, and Community Confinement Facilities for Adapting the U.S. Department of Justice’s “A National Protocol for Sexual Assault Medical Forensic Examinations, Adults/Adolescents”
This guide is designed to assist administrators of prisons, jails, and community confinement facilities in drafting or revising protocols for an immediate response to reports of sexual assault.
A National Protocol for Sexual Assault Medical Forensic Examinations Adults/Adolescents: Second Edition
This protocol explains the examination, related responsibilities of personnel, multidisciplinary coordination, and responses of other professionals.
The responses from a survey about laws concerning the statutory rape of children are presented. Offense type, description, and penalty are noted.