Sexual Violence: Prevention

This area provides resources to support primary, secondary, and tertiary prevention efforts that identify and address factors that perpetuate and increase risk of sexual violence. Materials listed here feature prevention theory and “model” or “promising” programs, curricula, and initiatives. Evaluation materials are provided to help guide evidence-based, cost-effective prevention efforts.

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2012
This report presents guidelines on incorporating effective gender-based violence prevention and response for colleges, universities, and other institutions of higher education.
Authors: Ann Fleck-Henderson
June 2011
This UK report sets out 15 innovative case studies of 'promising' prevention programs including workshops with boys in schools, drama groups, enabling girls at risk of gang violence to access decision makers, and training ‘bystanders’ to intervene to challenge the attitudes of their peers.
Authors: María Baños Smith
2011
This review evaluates parenting interventions to prevent child sexual abuse and impact gender socialization.
Authors: Laura McCloskey
2011
The WHERE DO YOU STAND? campaign materials present compelling images of college men role modeling specific intervention strategies.
Authors: Men Can Stop Rape
Winter 2010
This Winter 2010 newsletter addresses the bystander intervention approach to sexual violence prevention.
Authors: Partners in Social Change / various authors
2010
This fact sheet contains information for youth and adults about ways to get involved, show support and learn more about violence and harassment against LGBT individuals.
Authors: FORGE (2010)
Updated 2009
This resource talks about bystanders and the power of bystanders. It also includes a bystander intervention playbook and other bystander intervention strategies.
Authors: Virginia Tech
2009
This one page article talks about what an active bystander can do and what steps we can all take to be in active bystander in order to create a safer community.
Authors: Center for Women in Transition
2009
The authors discuss the significance of the bystander role and review the challenges for bystanders in moving from a passive to an active stance.
Authors: Maureen Scully and Mary Rowe
2009
This guide is meant to aid SARCs and VA’s in leading conversations about bystander intervention and response to victims of sexual assault. This poster and discussion promote taking action by identifying red flags or problematic behavior and intervening before someone sexually assaults another service member.
Authors: Department of Defense