Sexual Violence Research: Findings From a Systemic Review of the Literature 2015-2019

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Sexual Violence ResearchCALCASA has released a new 144 page report titled Sexual Violence Research: Findings From a Systemic Review of the Literature 2015-2019 that highlights articles from the leading academic journals, organizational reports, and resources that have the potential to support the anti-sexual violence movement and all organizations/individuals committed to asserting the dignity of all people.

This report synthesizes key findings from a comprehensive review of the peer-reviewed research literature on sexual violence in the United States published between January 2015 and March 2019. The work serves as a sequel to the 2014 CALCASA report and 2015 follow-up report which covered the period from 2005 to 2015.

This review organizes the most recently available data into topical sections to maximize its utility for advocates, prevention practitioners, activists, policy makers and funders in identifying scientific studies that support evidence-based programming and policies for the state.

Mimi Kim EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR AND FOUNDER, CREATIVE INTERVENTIONS “Transformative justice seeks to support people to be loving members of communities, with an understanding that we must transcend rigid binaries that define traditional ways of thinking.In addition, CALCASA has asked leading advocates and activists, including Beckie Masaki, Mimi Kim, and Marc Philpart, to share their favorite new resources.

The report was edited and written by researchers and staff of the Center on Gender Equity and Health, University of California San Diego.

CALCASA CEO Sandra Henriquez says in the introduction of this report that “We encourage people to use the information from this report in their newsletters, social media, grant applications and reports. With this knowledge, we can make the necessary changes in our communities to build a society free from sexual violence.”

 

Click here to download the full report.

David Lee

David S. Lee, MPH, is the Director of Prevention Services at the California Coalition Against Sexual Assault (CALCASA) where he provides training and technical assistance on prevention. David manages the national project Prevention Connection, an online community of violence against women prevention practitioners, funders, researchers and activists. For over 29 years David has worked in efforts to end domestic violence and sexual assault.

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