Rape and dating violence
Below, our advocates share their opinions on why the recent reauthorization of VAWA was critically important: 2013 On March 7, 2013, President Obama reauthorized the Violence Against Women Act, with new provisions extending the protection of Native Americans and members of the LGBTQ community.Click here to read a comprehensive description of all of the new changes to OVW-administered grant programs.GMDVP offers shelter, guidance, and resources to allow gay, bisexual, and transgender men in crisis to remove themselves from violent situations and relationships.
National Organization for Men Against Sexism (NOMAS) Arlington, MA The National Organization for Men Against Sexism is an activist organization of men and women supporting positive changes for men. R.) is a group of men dedicated to making rape and sexual assault not only a women's issue, but a men's issue as well.
Primary Prevention on Campus American College Health Association. Getting Started on Campus: Tips for New Prevention Coordinators. Recommended Guidelines for Comprehensive Sexual Assault Response and Prevention on Campus. Campus Policy Information Violence Against Women Act 2013, National Alliance to End Sexual Violence. National Institute of Justice, Bureau of Justice Statistics.
Shifting the Paradigm: Primary Prevention of Sexual Violence. Guidelines: Position Statement on Preventing Sexual Violence on College and University Campuses. This includes a listing of major changes in VAWA related to Sexual Assault. Findings from this report include: Mohler-Kuo, M., Dowdall, G., Koss, M., & Wechsler, H. Correlates of Rape While Intoxicated in a National Sample of College Women. Findings from this report include: Alcohol Use and Sexual Violence National Online Resource Center on Violence Against Women (VAWnet) Applied Research Forum. • The Relationship Between Alcohol Consumption and Sexual Victimization. Preventing Violence and Promoting Safety in Higher Education Settings: Overview of a Comprehensive Approach.
All states have passed laws making stalking a crime and changed laws that treated date or spousal rape as a lesser crime than stranger rape.
Businesses also have joined the national fight against violence.