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Title: Toolkit to End Violence Against Women
Corporate Author: National Advisory Council on Violence Against Women
United States of America
Date Published: November 2001
Page Count: 234
Sponsoring Agency: National Advisory Council on Violence Against Women
Washington, DC 20531
National Institute of Justice/NCJRS
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Document: PDF
Type: Handbook
Format: Document (Online)
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: This toolkit, developed by the National Advisory Council on Violence Against Women is intended to assist communities and individuals engaging in activities to end violence against women.
Abstract: In an attempt to provide concrete guidance to communities, policy leaders, and individuals engaged in activities to end violence against, the National Advisory Council on Violence Against Women developed the "Toolkit to End Violence Against Women." The toolkit provides recommendations, reviewed by experts in the fields of sexual assault, domestic violence and stalking. The toolkit is comprised of 16 chapters with each chapter focusing on a specific audience or environment and includes recommendations for strengthening prevention efforts and improving services and advocacy for victims. The chapters include: (1) Community-Based Services; (2) Health and Mental Health Care; (3) Civil Remedies; (4) Criminal Remedies; (5) Additional Justice System Responses; (6) Economic Security; (7) College and University Campuses; (8) The Workplace; (9) Children and Youth; (10) Educating the Public; (11) The Media and Entertainment Industries; (12) Faith-Based Groups and Organizations; (13) Sports; (14) Native Women; (15) The U.S. Military; and (16) The International Community. The toolkit’s format was designed to help those readers quickly pinpoint topics of interest, and each chapter is relevant to more than one group of individuals. The toolkit offers instruction and guidance.
Main Term(s): Violence prevention
Index Term(s): Abused women; Domestic assault; Domestic assault prevention; Female victims; Sexual assault; Sexual assault victims
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