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  • Sorbring, Emma; Bolin, Anette; Ryding, Jenny (2015)
    Dating violence prevalence is increasing and effective prevention and intervention methods are needed in order to address this growing social problem. The use of on-line game-based intervention programmes open up new ...
  • Murray, Christine (Center for Victim Research (CVR), 2018)
    This Center for Victim Research (CVR) publication provides an introduction to gap analysis in victim services, which aims to answer questions about current services, ideal services, gaps between current and ideal services, ...
  • Fox, Mindy; Munson, Christie; Foemmel Bie, Robin (California Victim Compensation Board (CalVCB), 2015)
    In 2013, the California Victim Compensation Program (CalVCP) was awarded a federal grant by the Office for Victims of Crime in the Department of Justice, Office of Justice Programs to identify underserved victims of crime ...
  • Farley, Melissa; Matthews, Nicole; Deer, Sarah; Lopez, Guadalupe; Stark, Christine; Hudon, Eileen (Minnesota Indian Women's Sexual Assault Coalition (MIWSAC), 2011)
    Since Native women are at exceptionally high risk for poverty, homelessness, and sexual violence which are elements in the trafficking of women, and because the needs of Native women are generally not being met, and because ...
  • Renzetti, Claire (Brigham Young University (BYU) Radio, 2017)
    A women's shelter in Kentucky taps into this therapeutic benefit of gardening to help heal deep trauma and pain experienced by victims of domestic violence. The directors of the shelter, named GreenHouse17, have recently ...
  • Burnes, David (National Adult Protective Services Association (NAPSA), 2019)
    In this NCCD-hosted webinar moderated by Jennifer Cotter, an associate director at NCCD, David Burnes, PhD, introduces the idea of goal attainment scaling (GAS), a client-centered tool to generate intervention plans and ...
  • Burnes, David (National Adult Protective Services Association (NAPSA), 2019)
    This is research summary is based on the February 7, 2019 NAPSA webinar, GAS: A Client-Centered Tool to Generate Intervention Plans and Measure Case Resolution in APS. GAS stands for Goal Attainment Scaling. This document ...
  • Lauritsen, Janet; Heimer, Karen (University of Missouri, 2009)
    This study estimated previously unknown long-term trends in violent victimization by gender and various socio-demographic data, using relevant data for the years 1973-2005. The socio-demographic factors examined included ...
  • Sabri, Bushra; Campbell, Jacquelyn; Dabby, Firoza Chic (National Institutes of Health (NIH), 2016)
    This study explored differences in intimate partner homicides (IPHs) among Asian Americans. Data from newspapers and femicide reports by different state coalitions on 125 intimate partner killings occurring between 2000 ...
  • Fox, Kathleen; Nobles, Matt; Piquero, Alex (Springer Open, 2009)
    Crime and security on college campuses have received increasingly widespread attention in light of several recent, high-profile events. This study examines the relationship between victimization and fear of crime in a ...
  • Menjivar, Cecilia; Drysdale Walsh, Shannon (Center for Evidence-based Crime Policy, 2019)
    This article discusses immigrant women from Central America who are leaving violent circumstances in their neighborhoods and in their homes and are often survivors of gender-based violence and gang violence. The article ...
  • Knight, Kelly; Menard, Scott; Simmons, Sara; Bouffard, Leana; Orsi, Rebecca (Crime Victims' Institute at Sam Houston State University, 2013)
    Do individuals involved in intimate partner violence (IPV) have children who grow up to become involved in IPV themselves? …This research brief provides a summary of results from a recent study designed to examine the ...
  • Hickle, Kristine (Arizona State University, 2014)
    Sexual exploitation is a problem faced by women victimized by sex trafficking and are involved in the commercial sex industry as a result of limited employment options. Negative consequences associated with engaging in sex ...
  • Gabriel, Lynne; Tizro, Zahra; James, Hazel; Cronin-Davis, Jane; Beetham, Tanya; Corbally, Alice; Lopez-Moreno, Emily; Hill, Sarah (2017)
    A small scale qualitative project, undertaken by an interdisciplinary domestic violence research group involving academic researchers and research assistants, with colleagues from Independent Domestic Abuse Services (IDAS), ...
  • Rodriguez, Mike; Reyes, Teofilo; Longiaru, Minsu; Krishnamurthy, Kalpana (Restaurant Opportunities Centers United Forward Together, 2014)
    With more than 11 million employees, the restaurant industry is one of the largest and fastest growing economic sectors in the country. It is also the single-largest source of sexual-harassment charges filed by women with ...
  • Hillis, Susan; Mercy, James; Amobi, Adaugo; Kress, Howard (Pediatrics, 2016)
    Evidence confirms associations between childhood violence and major causes of mortality in adulthood. A synthesis of data on past-year prevalence of violence against children will help advance the United Nations’ call to ...
  • Kangaspunta, Kristiina; Sarrica, Fabrizio; Johansen, Raggie; Samson, Jesper; Rybarska, Agata; Whelan, Kelly (United Nations, 2018)
    The number of human trafficking victims is on the rise, while armed groups and terrorists are trafficking women and children to generate funds and recruit, according to the latest Global Report on Trafficking in Persons ...
  • World Health Organization; Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) (World Health Organization and Centers for Disease Prevention and Control, 2013)
    The Global School Health Study (GSHS) was designed to identify risk and protective factors associated with early death in students ages 13 to 17. There are 10 domains of risk examined including tobacco, drug, and alcohol ...
  • Unknown author (United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime, 2018)
    This study gives an overview of the scope of gender-related killing of women and girls. It provides in-depth analysis of killings perpetrated within the family sphere and examines forms of gender-related killings perpetrated ...
  • Erez, Edna; Ibarra, Peter; Bales, William; Gur, Oren (University of Illinois at Chicago Department of Criminology, Law and Justice, 2012)
    This study examined the use of Global Positioning System (GPS) technology to monitor compliance with court-mandated “no contact” orders in domestic-violence (DV) cases, particularly those that have involved violence. In ...