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April is Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month


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Criminal Victimization 2014
The Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS) has released its annual report on criminal victimization in the U.S. The violent crime rate, rates of intimate partner violence, and rates of violence resulting in an injury did not change significantly in 2014 as comp...

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2015 OVC Report to the Nation
The Office for Victims of Crime (OVC) recently published a report to the nation on "Building Capacity through Research, Innovation, Technology, and Training," which highlights OVC services and programs and their impact on victims, survivors, and communities...

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Human Trafficking Series
Human Trafficking Series CVI is  producing a series of technical reports on the subject of Human Trafficking.  The first and second report in the series is available under the publications tab on the Crime Victims' Institute website.  The report series will...

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Dr. Lisa Muftic, CVI’s Assistant Director, will serve as a research partner for Harris County’s new SAFE Court.
  Harris County SAFE
Court – Survivors Acquiring Freedom and
Empowerment   Dr. Lisa Muftic, CVI’s Assistant Director, will serve as a
research partner for Harris County’s new SAFE Court, a prostitution prevention
program targeting first offenders between 17...

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Domestic Violence Awareness Month
October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has released the most recent statistics from the National Intimate Partner and Sexual Violence Survey (NISVS), 2011. According to this national survey, more than 1 i...

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Socio-Emotional Impact of Violent Crime
More than two-thirds of victims of serious violence experience socio-emotional problems (e.g., moderate to severe distress, problems with relationships with family or friends, and/or problems at work or school) as a result of their victimization. Read more ...

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September is National Campus Safety Month National Campus Safety Month raises awareness for campus safety issues, including relationship violence, sexual assault, stalking, hazing, high risk drinking, and illegal drug use. http://clerycenter.org/2014-ncsam-...

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Identifying Victims of Human Trafficking
The National Institute of Justice has released a tool for identifying victims of human trafficking. Developed by the Vera Institute of Justice in collaboration with victim service organization, the tool is available in both long and short versions for use b...

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Upcoming events National Center for Victims of Crime - National Conference Miami, FL  9/7//14-9/10/14 Texas Council on Family Violence Conference Galveston, TX  9/21/14-9/24/14
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