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Sexual Assault Awareness Month - Spotlight Series: Further Research

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Key Words:

  • sexual assault
  • sexual violence
  • sexual harassment
  • Sexual abuse
  • rape
  • incest

Additional Search Terms:

  • colleges/universities
  • bystander intervention
  • date rape
  • higher education
  • rape myth acceptance
  • college students
  • gender
  • sexuality
  • violence prevention
  • sexual education
  • marriage
  • military
  • human trafficing

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Recommended Journals

The Journal of Sexual Aggression

Coverage of topics relating to issues of sexual aggression, including papers on the prevention or impact of sexual aggression upon victims, on other family members and carers; & judicial & social policy responses to sexual aggression.

Journal of Human Trafficking, Enslavement and Conflict-Related Sexual Violence

An interdisciplinary journal on the nexus between human trafficking, enslavement, and conflict-related sexual violence.

Journal of Child Sexual Abuse

Research on clinical issues, legal issues, prevention programs, case studies, and brief reports on victims, adult survivors, and offenders of sexual child abuse or incest.

Child Abuse & Neglect

Articles on international issues involving child welfare, health, humanitarian aid, justice, mental health, public health, and social service systems.

Psychology of Violence.

Research identifying the causes of violence, prevention methods, and practical interventions and treatments.

Web Sources

National Sexual Violence Resource Center (NSVRC)

NSVRC shares a collection of research and statistics from a variety of sources including government entities and other reputable researchers and institutions throughout the country.

Rape, Abuse & Incest National Network (RAINN)

RAINN provides a number of both primary and secondary source materials including statistics on the prevalence of sexual violence in the U.S., best practices for interviewing survivors of sexual assault, an ongoing newsfeed of significant current events, and a survivor spotlight series that features first-hand accounts from individuals impacted by sexual violence.

The Association of American University (AAU)

AAU releases annual reports on the prevalence of sexual assault and misconduct at colleges and universities.

Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS)

The BJS collects, analyzes, publishes, and disseminates information on crime, criminal offenders, victims of crime, and the operation of justice systems at all levels of government.

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