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  • Hill, Catherine; Kearl, Holly (American Association of University Women (AAUW), 2011)
    Based on a survey of a nationally representative sample of 1,965 students conducted in May and June 2011, Crossing the Line: Sexual Harassment at School presents the most comprehensive research to date on sexual harassment ...
  • Reidy, Dennis; Holland, Kristin; Cortina, Kai; Ball, Barbara; Rosenbluth, Barri (Elsevier, 2017)
    In the present study, we assess the effects of the Expect Respect Support Groups (ERSG) on frequency of teen dating violence (TDV) and general youth violence. ERSG is a school-based violence prevention program for youth ...
  • Zeoli, April; McCourt, Alexander; Buggs, Shani; Frattaroli, Shannon; Webster, Daniel (Translational Criminology, 2018)
    In a recent longitudinal analysis (Zeoli et al., 2017), we examined whether state laws are associated with lower rates of IPH. We analyzed the number of IPHs [Intimate Partner Homicides] per year in 45 states over 34 years ...
  • Velotti, Patrizia; Beomonte, Zobel Sara; Rogier, Guyonne; Tambelli, Renata (Frontiers in Psychology, 2018)
    Intimate Partner Violence (IPV) is an important public health challenge. In recent years, there has been a greater awareness concerning this phenomenon, its causes and consequences. Due to the relational nature of IPV, ...
  • Flood, Michael; Pease, Bob (Trauma, Violence, and Abuse, 2009)
    Attitudes towards men’s violence against women shape both the perpetration of violence against women and responses to this violence by the victim and others around her. For these reasons, attitudes are the target of violence ...
  • Williams, Jessica; Ghandour, Reem; Kub, Joan (Trauma, Violence, and Abuse, 2008)
    "This article critically reviews 62 empirical studies that examine the prevalence of female perpetrated intimate partner violence across three distinct populations (adolescents, college students, and adults). All studies ...
  • Unknown author (The Allegheny County Department of Human Services, 2017)
    "In 2015, the national homicide rate increased for the first time in nine years. The homicide rate in Allegheny County stayed the same as the previous year and the City of Pittsburgh saw a 14 percent rate decrease from ...
  • Cohen, Brent (D.C. Policy Center, 2017)
    "The Neighborhood Engagement Achieves Results (NEAR) Act was passed by the Council of the District of Columbia in March 2016 in response to an increase in homicides the previous year. Its goal was to reduce violence in ...
  • Smith, Philip; Homish, Gregory; Leonard, Kenneth; Cornelius, Jack (Psychology of Addictive Behaviors, 2012)
    The association between substance use and intimate partner violence (IPV) is robust. It is less clear how the use of specific substances relates to relationship violence. This study examined IPV perpetration and victimization ...
  • Unknown author (The National Sexual Assault Kit Initiative, 2019)
    The National Sexual Assault Kit Initiative (SAKI) is an organization that provides grants "to support the jurisdictional reform of approaches to sexual assault cases resulting from evidence found in sexual assault kits ...
  • Reaves, Brian (Bureau of Justice Statistics, 2017)
    This report primarily uses data from the National Crime Victimization Survey (NCVS) for the 10-year aggregate period 2006-15 to examine the reporting of nonfatal domestic violence victimizations to police and police response ...
  • Choi, John; Long, Kaarin; Bernardy, Brielle (Office of the Ramsey County Attorney, 2018)
    Traditionally, sexual offending within communities has only been reported to criminal justice authorities by small percentages of victims/survivors. Sexual assault cases present unique challenges to police and prosecutors ...
  • Radford, Lorraine (Centre of expertise on child sexual abuse, 2018)
    The Centre of expertise on child sexual abuse is scoping the options for undertaking a comprehensive prevalence study of child sexual abuse in England and Wales. To inform that work, the Centre commissioned this review of ...
  • West, Sara; Friedman, Susan (National Institutes of Health (NIH), 2008)
    "When one is asked to picture a stalker, images of men with dark sunglasses, trench coats, and surreptitious behavior may come to mind. Contrary to popular belief, it is premature for mental health professionals to discount ...
  • Slutkin, Gary (National Academy of Sciences, 2015)
    "Violence is a contagious disease. It meets the definitions of a disease and of being contagious--that is, violence is spread from one person to another. This paper will clarify (1) how violence is like infectious diseases ...
  • Kirby, Stuart; Arney, Kat (The Naked Scientists, 2014)
    The World Cup is a huge celebration, but the beautiful game does have a darker side. New data has been published that suggests reported incidences of domestic violence increase after an England football match....Kat Arney ...