National Indian Country Clearinghouse on Sexual Assault

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Additional Resources - 13

Medical Resources - 2

 

Additional Resources

 

American Indians and Crime American Indians and Crime

 

American Indians and Crime. This 1999 report, compiled by the Bureau of Justice Statistics, discusses the rates and characteristics of violent crimes experienced by American Indians and Alaskan Natives and summarizes data on American Indians and Alaskan Natives in the criminal justice system. The findings include involvement of alcohol, drugs, and weapons in violence both against Native victims; victim-offender relationships; the race of persons committing violence against Native victims; the rate of reporting to police by victims; and injuries, hospitalization, and financial loss suffered by victims.

 

 

American Indians and Crime Press Release American Indians and Crime Press Release

 

This press release discusses the major conclusions of American Indians and Crime, a 1999 report, compiled by the Bureau of Justice Statistics, which discusses the rates and characteristics of violent crimes experienced by American Indians and Alaskan Natives and summarizes data on American Indians and Alaskan Natives in the criminal justice system. The findings include involvement of alcohol, drugs, and weapons in violence both against Native victims; victim-offender relationships; the race of persons committing violence against Native victims; the rate of reporting to police by victims; and injuries, hospitalization, and financial loss suffered by victims.

 

 

Extent, Nature, and Consequences of Intimate Partner Violence: Findings From the National Violence Against Women Survey Extent, Nature, and Consequences of Intimate Partner Violence: Findings From the National Violence Against Women Survey

 

This National Institute of Justice Research Report compares intimate partner victimization rates across gender, race, and same-sex and opposite-sex cohabitants and examines the rate of injury, victims' use of medical services, and other risk factors.

 

 

Handbook on Justice for Victims Handbook on Justice for Victims

 

This handbook, developed by the United Nations Commission on Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice, outlines the basic steps in developing comprehensive assistance services for victims of crime.

 

 

Hate Crime Victimization, 2003-2011 Hate Crime Victimization, 2003-2011

 

This report, authored and compiled by the Bureau of Justice Statistics, discusses the frequency and prevalence of hate crimes in the United States between 2003 and 2011.

 

 

National Intimate Partner and Sexual Victims Survey National Intimate Partner and Sexual Victims Survey

 

This two-page fact sheet, produced by the Centers for Disease Control, summarizes the major conclusions of the National Intimate Partner and Sexual Violence Survey (NISVS).

 

 

National Intimate Partner and Sexual Violence Survey Executive Summary National Intimate Partner and Sexual Violence Survey Executive Summary

 

This four-page executive summary, produced by the Centers for Disease Control, summarizes the major conclusions of the National Intimate Partner and Sexual Violence Survey (NISVS).

 

 

National Intimate Partner and Sexual Violence Survey Report National Intimate Partner and Sexual Violence Survey Report

 

The National Intimate Partner Sexual Violence Survey was conducted by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. According to the report, on average, 24 people per minute are victims of rape, physical violence, talking, or violence by an intimate partner in the United States. Over the course of a year, that equals more than 12 million women. These findings emphasize that sexual violence, stalking, and intimate partner violence are important and widespread public health problems in the United States. This report not only focuses on raw data but also focuses on the long-term health implications of sexual violence.

 

 

Promising Practices Against Hate Crimes: Five State and Local Demonstration Projects (May 2000) Promising Practices Against Hate Crimes: Five State and Local Demonstration Projects (May 2000)

 

The five demonstration programs described in this Bureau of Justice Assistance monograph are among the United States's most promising models for confronting and reducing hate crime. One program provides training to law enforcement professionals; another addresses the needs of hate crime victims; and three focus on bias among youths, with an emphasis on removing hate from public schools.

 

 

Recovering from Crime: Steps for the Physically Injured Victim Recovering from Crime: Steps for the Physically Injured Victim

 

This brochure, published by the Office for Victims of Crime, was designed for use during a victim's hospitalization for crime-related injuries. The program provides victims of violent crime with information about emotional responses to victimization, elements of medical follow-up, physical rehabilitation processes, and the criminal justice system.

 

 

Sex Offenses and Offenders: Analysis of Data on Rape and Sexual Assault (February 1997) Sex Offenses and Offenders: Analysis of Data on Rape and Sexual Assault (February 1997)

 

This report, compiled by the Bureau of Justice Statistics, draws on more than 24 statistical datasets to provide an overview of violent victimization by sexual assault and the characteristics of the offenders who commit these crimes. Among the findings in this, a high percentage of the rape and sexual assault victims are children, and in 90 percent of the cases, the victim knew the offender.

 

 

Sexual Violence Information for GLBTetc Communities and Supportive Others Sexual Violence Information for GLBTetc Communities and Supportive Others

 

This pamphlet, authored and distributed by Standing Together Against Rape (STAR) addresses sexual assault victimization amongst two-spirited individuals.

 

 

Transgender Sexual Violence Survivors: A Self-Help Guide to Healing and Understanding (September 2015) Transgender Sexual Violence Survivors: A Self-Help Guide to Healing and Understanding (September 2015)

 

This is a substantial document that includes information about the prevalence of sexual violence against transgender/gender non-conforming individuals; lists common long- and short-term responses to trauma; addresses the question of whether there is a relationship between sexual assault and gender identity issues; discusses issues associated with WPATH Standards of Care and Informed Consent models as they relate to sexual assault survivors and how their gender identity issues are assessed; describes the typical set of services available to sexual violence survivors in their own communities, including how transgender survivors can advocate for their inclusion and/or respectful treatment within such services; provides recommended reading and resource lists of self-help books, websites, and listservs, with annotations describing how well they address transgender survivors and SOFFAs and their issues; and gives quotations from other transgender sexual violence survivors.

 

 

Medical Resources

 

CDC Releases Data on Interpersonal and Sexual Violence by Sexual Orientation CDC Releases Data on Interpersonal and Sexual Violence by Sexual Orientation

 

This press release, released by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, discusses the results of the National Intimate Partner and Sexual Violence Survey with regards to LGBTQI victims. The data shows the prevalence of lifetime victimization of intimate partner violence, sexual violence and stalking of respondents who self-identified as lesbian, gay or bisexual at the time of the survey and describes violence experienced with both same-sex and opposite-sex partners.

 

 

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS - NISVS 2010: Findings on Victimization by	Sexual Orientation Report FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS - NISVS 2010: Findings on Victimization by Sexual Orientation Report

 

This report, written and distributed by the Bureau of Justice Statistics, summarizes data on American Indians and Alaskan Natives in the criminal justice system and reports the rates and characteristics of violent crimes experienced by American Indians and Alaskan Natives. This report updates a previous BJS report, American Indians and Crime, published in 1999. The findings include the involvement of alcohol, drugs, and weapons in violence against Indians. The report describes victim-offender relationships, the race of those involved in violence against Indians, and the rate of reporting to police by victims. It discusses the rates of arrest, suspect investigations and charges filed, and incarceration of Indians for violent crimes.

 

 

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This project was supported by  Grant No. 2011-TA-AX-K045 awarded by the Office on Violence Against Women. Points of view in this document are those of the author and do not necessary represent the official position of the U.S. Department of Justice. All rights reserved. | Privacy policy