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1997 Report: Evaluation of the STOP Formula Grants Under the Violence Against Women Act of 1994 03/01/1997

By Martha R. Burt, Lisa C. Newmark, Krista K. Olson, Laudan Y. Aron, Adele V. Harrell

This report documents federal and state activities and accomplishments in the second year of implementing the resulting ìSTOP Violence Against Womenî formula grants program. It was developed under a competitively awarded grant from the National Institute of Justice to provide a basis for reportin [sexual assault, violence against women, domestic violence, stalking]1998 Report: Evaluation of the STOP Formula Grants Under the Violence Against Women Act of 1994 07/01/1998

By Martha R. Burt, Lisa C. Newmark, Lisa K. Jacobs, Adele V. Harrell

In FY 1998, 54 of the 56 states and territories eligible for STOP funds received their awards from OJP, totaling more that $130 million, within three months of the congressional appropriation. The timely notification of awards has been coupled with technical support for preparation of state plan [violence against women, domestic violence, sexual assault, ]1999 Report: Evaluation of the STOP Formula Grants Under the Violence Against Women Act of 1994 07/01/1999

By Martha R. Burt, Adele V. Harrell, Lisa Jacobs Raymond, Britta Iwen, Kathryn Schlichter, Bonnie L. Katz, Lauren Bennett, Kim Thompson

Since the STOP program began in 1995, the states have made great strides in implementing their own strategies for developing community responses to domestic violence and sexual assault. In telephone interviews, state STOP administrators are unanimous in their agreement that STOP money is achievi [violence against women, domestic violence, sexual assault, ]2001 Report: Evaluation of the STOP Formula Grants to Combat Violence Against Women 09/01/2001

By Martha R. Burt, Janine M. Zweig, Cynthia Andrews, Ashley Van Ness, Neal Parikh, Brenda K. Uekert, Adele V. Harrell

For the fiscal years 1995 through 2000, more than $440 million was spent funding nearly 9,000 subgrants reported on Subgrant Award and Performance Reports (SAPRs). These subgrants funded 3,444 separate projects. Although the median award was modest, at just over $30,000, many projects received m [violence against women, domestic violence, sexual assault, ]A Confrontative Interview for Victims of Intrafamilial Sexual Abuse: An Alternative to an Apology that Reverses Power Differentials in a Therapeutic Way 02/01/2002

By Anne Welfare and Robyn Miller

A paper by Robyn Miller and Anne Welfare on an Alternative to an Apology that Reverses Power Differentials in a Therapeutic Way, especially for victims of sexual abuse. [BFTC SAT, confrontative interview, Apology Interview, The Research, Methodology, Violence Against Women]A National Review Initiative: The Federal Interdepartmental Family Violence Initiative (Canada) 02/01/2002

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Government response to family violence. [Family Violence, Violence Against Women]A Relapse Prevention Approach to Reducing Aggressive Behaviour 02/01/2002

By Peter Prisgrove

When an aggressive client decides to enter a program they declare their intent not to behave aggressively. As their day-to-day life progresses they face many situations and to the extent that they deal with them non-aggressively they maintain a strong sense of control. (excerpted from the Author) [violent behaviour, sexual offending, domestic violence, cognitive-behavioural approach, Motivation, Violence Against Women]A Women’s Refuge for Bourke: A Community Initiative 02/01/2002

By Esther Alvares

IN THE EARLY 1980S A PUBLIC MEETING WAS HELD AT THE WALLY BYERS hall in Bourke. This meeting was largely attended by Aboriginal women who stated that they needed a refuge in the town. This need was as a result of a perception that violence in the home was on the increase and that there was such a [Aboriginal women, community, domestic violence, refuge, victims, Funding, Violence Against Women]Aboriginal Sex Offender Treatment Program 10/01/1999

By Julieanne Davies

The Ministry of Justice Sex Offender Treatment Unit (SOTU) commenced as a prison based service in 1987.This paper briefly documents the evolution of the Aboriginal sex offender program and draws attention to some of the strengths and limitations of the current program as facilitated from Greenoug [domestic violence, rape and sexual assault, child sexual abuse, Violence Against Women]Aboriginal Women and the Law 02/01/2002

By Carol Thomas and Joanne Selfe

Aboriginal women are not being told about the processes of the legal system or about what the law can be used. Women are not encouraged to use the law. They are aware of the law as defendants but are generally not aware that the law can be used effectively in matters which benefit them. (excerpte [Aboriginal women, urban, law, defendants, violence, Violence Against Women]Aboriginal Women and the Law 02/01/2002

By Sharon Payne

It may be said that the issues facing Aboriginal women and the criminal justice system are a double indemnity; a reflection of the wider issues of dispossession, alienation, poverty, and discrimination which feature customarily in the everyday life of Aboriginal people, as well as the socio-econo [Aboriginal society, family laws, values, psychological researchers, socio-economic, violence against women]Abuse of Older People: Crime or Family Dynamics? 05/01/1999

By Pamela Kinnear and Adam Graycar

About 4.6 percent of older people are victims of physical, sexual or financial abuse, perpetrated mostly by family members and those who are in a duty of care relationship with the victim. This paper discusses whether criminal acts such as assault, sexual assault and theft should be redefined as abu [older people, victims, physical abuse, sexual abuse, financial abuse, family menbers, Violence Against Women]Ad-Hoc Committee on the Elaboration of an International Convention against Transnational Organized Crime on progress achieved in its work 02/01/2002

By United Nations

For the purpose of elaborating a comprehensive international convention against transnational organized crime and of discussing the elaboration, as appropriate, of international instruments addressing trafficking in women and children, combating the illicit manufacturing of and trafficking in firear [Trafficking, Human Rights, Women, Children,Organized, transnational organized crime, violence against women]Addendum to the Report of the Ad Hoc Committee on the Elaboration of a (sixth meeting, one) 02/01/2002

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Report of the informal consultations on the draft Protocol against the Smuggling of Migrants by Land, Air and Sea, Supplementing the United Nations Convention against Transnational Organized Crime, and the revised draft Protocol to Prevent, Suppress and Punish Trafficking in Persons, Especially Wom [Ad hoc, Human rights, International Affairs, Crime, violence against women]Alien Smuggling Subgroup Report 02/01/2002

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Some of the outcomes of the alien smuggling reports are:The Role of the Sub-Group, Defining “Smuggling” and “Trafficking”, Protocol on Trafficking in Women and Children, Protocol on Smuggling of Migrants and Strategy (Principles and Action Plan). [human trafficking, smuggling, Smuggling of Migrants, , violence against women]Approaches in Prosecuting Domestic Violence Cases with Reluctant Victims – The Milwaukee Approaches (United States of America) 02/01/2002

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The approach taken in Milwaukee on prosecuting domestic violence cases. [Law enforcement, Domestic Violence, Violence Against Women]Assessing the Dangerousness and Treatability of Sex Offenders in the Community 02/01/2002

By Dr William Glaser

IF IT IS DIFFICULT TO GIVE A COHERENT MEANING TO ‘DANGEROUSNESS’, THE combination of this term and the term ‘sexual offender’ produces a semantic impossibility. Dangerousness in sex offenders is equated with incurable evil by the courts, unspeakable terror by the community and therapeutic nihilis [sex offenders, community, sexual violence, offence, offenders, professionals, law, Violence Against Women]Assessment of the Impact of Stalking Legislation 02/01/2002

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The study specifically aimed: to assess the extent to which the legislation was being used for the purposes intended, to assess the impact of the legislation and its implementation on the justice system, and to identify specific issues which might affect the effective use of the legislation. [stalking, Criminal, Civil remedy, violence against women, law enforcement, crime prevention, courts]Background On The International Crime Control Strategy 05/01/1998

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International crime and it’s threat to Americans.Drug and firearms trafficking, terrorism, money laundering, counterfeiting, illegal alien smuggling, trafficking in women and children, advanced fee scams, credit card fraud, auto theft, economic espionage, intellectual property theft, computer ha [International Issues,drugs and cime, human trafficking,moneylaundering,terrorism, violence against women]Battered Women Seeking Shelter: Predicting, Understanding, and Fulfilling Their Needs (United States of America) 11/01/1998

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As the result of the 1995 California Elected Women’s Association for Education and Research (CEWAER) Summit in 1995, a need for information regarding victims of domestic violence was identified. It was agreed that without better information, it is nearly impossible to create effective, pro- [domestic violence, battered women, Violence Against Women]Battered Women Who Kill: A Plea of Self-Defence 02/01/2002

By Dr Patricia Easteal

This paper will answer those questions and raise what is, to the author, a more important question: why hasn’t woman battering syndrome achieved a similar degree of legitimacy and acceptance in the Australian courts as we find exists in the United States? (excerpted from the Article) [woman battering syndrome, Australian courts, Self-defence, BWS, The Immediacy Issue, Violence Against Women]Beijing: An Overview of the European Union follow-up and Preparation 04/01/2002

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The present publication aims at providing a summary overview, for the European Union, of the follow-up to the Beijing Platform for Action and the preparatory process for the five-year review and includes a section reflecting the follow-up process cnducted at EU level both by the European Community a [Women, Discrimination,Violence, Human rights, Violence Against Women]Bibliography 02/01/2002

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This is a bibliography on violence. [Sexual Abuse, Developing & Evaluating Justice, Sexual Harassment, Crimes Against Women, Violence Against Women]Blaming the Victim: Domestic Violence and the Codependency Model 02/01/2002

By GREG DEAR

A report by Greg Dear for the Australian Institute of Criminology about the treatment of Victims of domestic violence, blaming them and calling them codependents in the instance that a spouse is a drug abuser. [alcoholic husbands, chemical dependent, drug addicts, Violence Against Women, domestic violence]Breaking the Cycle of Violence The City of Toronto Safe City Committee Canada 02/01/2002

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The city of Toronto’s Safe city committee was established in 1989 to monitor implementation of the municipal policy aimed at preventing violence against women and other vulnerable groups. [Domestic Violence, Violence Against Women]British Columbia Association of Specialized Victim Assistance & Counselling Programs 02/01/2002

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A Secretary of State grant enabled a cross section of individuals from sexual assault centres and other specialized victim assistance programs to meet, consult and formally assess the feasibility of establishing a Provincial Association. [Domestic Violence, victims of crime, drugs and alcohol, Violence Against Women]Brochure on Peace Bonds and Restraining 03/01/1996

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Peace bonds and restraining orders as a way to protect yourself from violence in a relationship.f [Domestic Violence, victims of crime, law enforcement, Violence Against Women]Burnaby Community Protocols For Violence Against Women In Relationships 02/01/2002

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The goals of the project were to enhance community collaboration in response to violence against women, and to produce community protocols describing services provided and outlining agency commitments in responding. to violence against women, children who witness, and men who are assaultive. [Domestic Violence, victims of crime, Violence Against Women]Canadian Survey Results: Wife Assault – the Findings of a National Survey 03/01/1994

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According to Statistics Canada”s national survey on Violence Against Women, three-inten women currently or previously married in Canada have experienced at least one incident of physical or sexual violence at the hands of a marital partner. [Wife assault, victims of crime,domestic violence, Violence Against Women]Central Registry of Protection Orders, Province of British Columbia Ministry of Attorney General 11/01/1995

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The Province of British Columbia, Ministry of Attorney General has developed a booklet written for women to let them know what Central Registry of Protection Orders is, how it works and its importance as one more step in the B.C.’s effort to stop the violence against women and children. [domestic violence, restraining orders, Violence Against Women]Chairman’s Non-Paper: Guiding Principles and Plan of Action to Combat Trafficking in Human Beings 01/01/1999

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This is to develop a multidisciplinary and comprehensive strategy, including principles and an action plan for future cooperation amongst ourselves and with third countries, including countries of origin, transit and destination, to tackle all forms of trafficking In human beings. [human TRAFFICKING, transnational Organized Crime, illegal migration, violence against women]Children and Human Trafficking 10/01/2003

By Interpol

Trafficking in Human Beings is considered one of the top priorities at Interpol and only by ascertaining the true character of trafficking can we hope to adapt appropriate measures against it. The main aim of Interpol is to promote the widest possible mutual assistance between all criminal police a [Human trafficking, child abuse, prostitution, human rights, violence against women]Clinton Statement on Passage of Anti-Trafficking Law 10/01/2000

By President Clinton

President Clinton congratulated the U.S. Congress for its passage of the Victims of Trafficking and Violence Protection Act of 2000 in an October 11 statement issued from the White House [Human Trafficking, victims, combat, violence against women]Collaborative Approaches to Restoring Victims of Crime in NSW 02/01/2002

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NSW has a system of services to provide for the many varied needs of the victims of crime. These include domestic violence services, sexual assault services, court support services, the Witness Assistance Scheme, counselling and medical support provided through NSW Health and Counselling to victi [Violent crime, sexual assault, Health & counseling, Violence Against Women, victim]Community-based Program for Intervention in Domestic Violence including Treatment for Violent Men – Domestic Abuse Intervention Project (United States of America) 02/01/2002

By National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges

This article discusses a Community – based program for intervention in domestic violence including traatment for violent men. It is a comprehensive community based program for intervention in domestic violence cases. [Domestic Violence, Family Violence, Juveniles, Victims of Crime, Violence Against Women]Compensation Practices of States of the European Union Connected to Crimes Against Women 02/01/2002

By Christian Bochmann,Kai Uwe Griesheim

The overall aim of this preliminary study is to provide data on the compensation practices of various States within the European Union and in particular, will concentrate on crimes of domestic violence against women and examine the different outcomes for these victims, under each legal system. (ex [Human Rights, Violence Against Women]Comprehensive Domestic Violence Legislation: Model Domestic Violence Legislation developed by Women, Law & Development International (United States of America) 02/01/2002

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Gender based violence and domestic violence against women. [Human Rights, Law enforcement, Violence Against Women, domestic violence]Comprehensive Domestic Violence Legislation: Prevention of Family Violence Act 133 of 1993 and the Proposed Domestic Violence Bill (South Africa) 02/01/2002

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The prevention of family violence [Human Rights, Violence Against Women, domestic violence]Comprehensive Domestic Violence Legislation: The Violence in the Family (Prevention and Protection of Victims) Law 1994 02/01/2002

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In 1994, Cyprus proclaimed in force the Violence in the Family (Prevention and Protection of Victims) Law. [Prevention and Protection of Victims, civil law, Domestic Violence Legislation, Violence Against Women]Comprehensive Legislation Dealing with Violence Against Women – Violence Against Women Act of 1998 (United States of America) 02/01/2002

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The Violence against women act makes it a federal offense to cross state lines to assault,stalk, or harass a spouse or intimate partner . [Law enforcement, Violence Against Women]Concluding Discussion of ‘Homicide: Patterns, Prevention and Control’ Conference 02/01/2002

By Associate Professor Kenneth Polk, Professor Lawrence Sherman, Dr Sandra Egger, Dr Don Weatherburn and Deputy Commissioner Bill Goedegebuure

The concluding discussion from a conference headlined by Associate Professor Kenneth Polk, about ‘Homicide: Patterns, Prevention and Control’. [violent behaviour, violent families, domestic violence, community resources, criminology, Violence Against Women]Conference Identifies Ways to Combat Human Trafficking 03/01/2000

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Speaking at a press conference March 31, Ralph Boyce, Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for East Asian and Pacific Affairs, said part of the effort would include that nations enact legislation that would apply new penalties for the traffickers. [human trafficking, transnational organized crime, violence against women]Consideration of the Additional International Legal Instruments Against Trafficking in Women and Children 02/01/2002

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Draft elements for an agreement on the prevention, suppression and punishment of international trafficking in women and children, supplementary to the Convention against Transnational Organized Crime: submitted by Argentina. (courtesy of UNCJIN) [Human Rights,International Affairs, Crime,Women,Children, violence against women]Contributory Factors and the Situation of Children During Incidents of Domestic Violence: A Snapshot 12/01/2003

By Mark Mason

This study aims to discover what factors most frequently contributed to incidents of domestic violence and what proportion of these incidents involved children in some way, and by doing so assesses the size and nature of the problems in this area. This report draws on information about victims [domestic violence, child abuse, violence against women]Convention for the Suppression of the Traffic in Persons and of the Exploitation of the Prostitution of Others 02/01/2002

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Nothing in the present Convention shall be deemed to prejudice any legislation which ensures, for the enforcement of the provisions for securing the suppression of the traffic in persons and of the exploitation of others for purposes of prostitution, stricter conditions than those provided by the pr [Articles 1-28, Exploitation, Persons, Trafficking, Prostitution, Violence Against Women]Council of Europe Model on Rape and Sexual Abuse of Women (Council of Europe) 02/01/2002

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The Ministers of the States participating in the 3rd European Ministerial Conference on Equality between Women and Men, held in Rome on 21-22 October 1993. 2. Considering that rape and sexual abuse are still today, as in the past, used by men to impose their power and authority over women, and as a [Rape and Sexual Abuse, Violence Against Women]Creating A Community Response to Abused Women & Their Families: The Durham Region Experience 02/01/2002

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The introduction to the project lays the foundation for the importance of challenging professionals to work within a process which is potentially very different than the way they are working at the present. [domestic violence, human rights, Violence Against Women]Criminal Harassment Stalking Legislation Canada 04/01/1993

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These legislation reforms were intended to better address family violence and violence against women, including criminal harassment. The legislation was in response to a number of highly publicised cases in Canada were women had been killed by their estranged partners. [Stalking, harrassment, victims of crime, Violence Against Women]Criminal Injuries Compensation for Domestic Sexual Assault: Obstructing the Oppressed 02/01/2002

By IAN FRECKELTON

A report by IAN FRECKELTON for the Australian Institute of Criminology about Criminal Injuries Compensation for Domestic Sexual Assault and the Obstruction of the Oppressed. [compensation, Legislation, applicants, victims, sums awarded, violence against women, domestic sexual assault, domestic violence]Criminal Injury Compensation Act Amendments British Columbia 10(a) 29 02/01/2002

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The Criminal Injury Compensation Program provides assistance, such as grief counselling, lost wages, and other expenses, to individuals who are criminally injured. [Victims of Crime, harrassment, stalking, violence against women]Criminal Justice in Responding to Crimes of Violence Against women and Children: Strategies, Implementation and the Significant Roles of Healthcare service, Social worker, Social welfare 11/01/1999

By Office of the Attorney General of Thailand

A summary of the workshop on criminal justice in responding to crimes of violence against women and children. [Victims of Crime, Domestic Violence, Violence Against Women]Crisis and Counselling Services Help & Shelter (Guyana) 02/01/2002

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The group was particularly concerned about the high incidence of violence, alcoholism and poverty in Guyana, the increase in family instability and decrease in family support resulting from the increase in emigration and the lack of help available to persons wishing to leave abusive situations an [domestic violence, abused women, Help & Shelter,Crisis & Counselling Service, Violence Against Women]Current Situation and Countermeasures Against Money Laundering in Thailand 06/01/2002

By Pisan Mookjang

This article discusses several types of crime in Thailand such as Drug Trafficking, Arms Trafficking, Trafficking in women, and Organized Crime. [money laundering, Drugs and Crime, Human Trafficking, violence against women]Cyberstalking 02/01/2002

By Emma Ogilvie

Cyberstalking is analogous to traditional forms of stalking, in that it incorporates persistent behaviours that instil apprehension and fear. Ogilvie highlights the three primary ways in which cyperstalking is conducted: email stalking; internet stalking; and computer stalking. She outlines three me [Cybercrime, Cyberstalking, Internet, Computer, violence against women]Date Rape: A Hidden Crime 06/01/2000

By Laura Russo

Despite an increasing awareness of the problem of sexual violence, there is still reluctance for date rape to be considered criminal or even unacceptable behaviour. This paper provides an overview of date rape, including what is known of its occurrence, the involvement of alcohol and drugs such as r [sexual violence, date rape, criminal, victims, gender, Violence Against Women]Dawson Creek Violence Against Women In Relationships: Community Protocol 02/01/2002

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The goals of the community protocol are based on a fundamental mission statement which states: the use of a community based, co-ordinated approach to service delivery for all those affected by violence in their relationships. [domestic violence, human rights, Violence Against Women]Decisions Not to Report Sexual Assault in Japan 02/01/2002

By JOHN DUSSICH, YOSHIKO FUJIWARA and ASAMI SAGISAKA

A report by John Dussich, Yoshiko Fijuwara and Asami Sagsaka for the Australian Bureau of Statistics about Decisions Not to Report Sexual Assault in Japan. [women, home makers, mothers, Sexual assaults, rape, Violence Against Women]Declaration on the Elimination of Violence against Women 02/01/1994

By United Nations

Declaration on the Elimination of Violence against Women [violence against women]Definition of Sexual Harassment: The Federal Australian Act (Australia) 02/01/2002

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A person shall for the purposes of this section, be taken to sexually harass another person if the first-mentioned person makes an unwelcome sexual advance, or an unwelcome request for sexual favours, to the other person, or engages in other unwelcome conduct of a sexual nature in relation to the [Sexual Harassment, sexual nature, sexual favours, Violence Against Women]Definition of Stalking in the United States: Interstate Stalking Punishment and Prevention Act of 1996 (United States of America) 02/01/2002

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Violence against women, stalking. [Stalking, Violence Against Women]Definition of Stalking: A Model Stalking Statute (United States of America) 02/01/2002

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Stalking statutes in the USA [Stalking, Violence Against Women]Divisional Domestic Violence Liaison Officer by the Royal Ulster Constabulary in Northern Ireland (Ireland) 02/01/2002

By Royal Ulster Constabulary in Northern Ireland

This article is about two pilot projects in Northern Ireland designed to aid women who suffer from domestic abuse. [Domestic Violence, Victims of Crime,Law Enforcement, Violence Against Women]Domestic Violence Emergency Response System (DVERS) (Canada) 02/01/2002

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This article is about the Domestic Violence Emergency Response System which is a silent safety alarm that can be worn by women who are at risk of violence. The divise can link battered women to police within seconds. [Domestic Violence, Victims of Crime, Emergency Response System, Violence Against Women]Domestic Violence Incident Forms (Australia) 02/01/2002

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Frequent and sustained criticism of the police response to male violence has often led to the reappraisal of police policy and procedures. One means of attempting to improve the police response, particularly the conception of violence against women and the degree of police accountability, has inv [Domestic Violence, Australia, Evaluation., police, Violence Against Women, law enforcement]Domestic Violence Intervention Project in Hammersmith, London (United Kingdom) 02/01/2002

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This project was piloted in London based on the Duluth model of coordinated community intervention. The Domestic Violence Intervention Project provides a Women’s Support Service (WSS) for women who have suffered or are suffering domestic violence and A Violence Prevention Programme (VPP) fo [domestic violence, Violence Prevention Programme, London Probation Service, Violence Against Women]Domestic Violence Policy Checklist 02/01/2002

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This checklist comes from the Domestic Abuse Intervention Project in Duluth. This checklist is designed to aid agencies in examining the extent to which their domestic violence policies organize workers to think about and act on these unique criminal cases effectively. [domestic violence, human rights, domestic abuse, Violence Against Women]Domestic Violence Units (Australia) 02/01/2002

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Perhaps the most significant achievement of the Northern Territory Police with regard to policing domestic violence has been the establishment of the Domestic Violence Unit (DVU). The DVU was set up for a six-month pilot period beginning in August 1994 to provide operational police officers and v [Domestic Violence, Violence Against Women]Domestic Violence Victims in Emergency Departments 02/01/2002

By Gwenneth Roberts

A report by Gwenneth Roberts for the Australian Institute of Criminology about Domestic Violence Victims in Emergency Departments. [psychoanalysis, dementia praecox, Abused wives, battered adolescents, family violence, Violence Against Women]Domestic Violence and Defiance Theory: Understanding Why Arrest Can Backfire 02/01/2002

By Lawrence W. Sherman

The present paper begins by updating those experimental results from subsequent publications in order to focus on their implications. It then summarises a defiance theory of the effects of criminal sanctions in general which predicts and explains the experimental results (Sherman 1993b). (excerpted [Violence Against Women, law enforcement, police, violent crime, Defiance Theory]Domestic Violence: Alcohol and Other Distractions: A Grassroots Perspective 02/01/2002

By Heather McGregor

This paper shall argue that domestic violence is a crime and must be responded to as a crime if social change is to occur; that domestic violence is not caused by alcohol; and finally, that the popular social construction of violence being caused by, or associated with, alcohol is a dangerous constr [Feminist researchers, criminal status, victims, domestic violence, Violence Against Women]Domestic Violence: Deterring Perpetrators 02/01/2002

By Dr. Anna Stewart

In recent years a coercive criminal justice response has been promoted as the appropriate response to control and deter perpetrators of domestic violence. In varying degrees, across western democracies, pro-arrest and mandatory arrest policies, no-drop prosecution, and tougher penalties have been [Criminal justice, Domestic violence, policy makers, Police handling, Violence Against Women, law enforcement]Domestic Violence: Towards a New Theoretical Approach 02/01/2002

By SUSHMA SOOD

The discussion in this paper is confined to four major types of domestic violence: wife-battering, wife burning, exploitation and humiliation of widows, and child abuse. Data on each of these four types were collected through an empirical study in selected cities from one state in western India. [India, Myths, wife-battering, widows, child abuse, status, power, sex, domestic violence, Violence Against Women]Draft protocol to combat International Trafficking in Women and Children supplementary to the United Nations Convention on Transnational Organized Crime 11/01/1998

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DRAFT PROTOCOL TO COMBAT INTERNATIONAL TRAFFICKING IN WOMEN AND CHILDREN SUPPLEMENTARY TO THE UNITED NATIONS CONVENTION ON TRANSNATIONAL ORGANIZED CRIME. (courtesy of UNCJIN) [Trafficking, Women, Children, Human rights, transnational organized crime, violence against women]EVALUATION GUIDEBOOK: FOR PROJECTS FUNDED BY S.T.O.P. FORMULA GRANTS UNDER THE VIOLENCE AGAINST WOMEN ACT 12/01/1997

By Martha R. Burt, Adele V. Harrell, Lisa C. Newmark, Laudan Y. Aron, Lisa K. Jacobs

This Evaluation Guidebook is intended as a resource for all people interested in learning more about the success of programs that try to aid women victims of violence. It has been written especially for projects funded through STOP formula grants, but has wider application to any program addressi [sexual assault, violence against women, domestic violence, stalking]Education & Action Kit: White Ribbon Campaign/Men Against Violence Against Women (Canada) 02/01/2002

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This article is about the White Ribbon campaign which is a pledge to never commit, condone, or remain silent about violence against women. [Violence against women]Education as a Tool to Combat Violence Against Women: Passport to Equality (UNESCO) 02/01/2002

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In order to implement and inform the public about the Convention on the Elimination of Discrimination Against Women (CEDAW) which deals with women”s rights, especially women”s fundamental right to education, focus is placed on introducing legal literacy at all levels of education (popularizing [Violence Against Women, national laws, International Women”s Day, ]Efforts by Child Welfare Agencies to Address Domestic Violence: The Experiences of Five Communities 03/01/1997

By Laudan Y. Aron, Krista K. Olson

Until recently, programs and policies for family violence or abuse have responded to two of its forms — child maltreatment and woman battering — through two different service systems, child protective services (CPS) and domestic violence programs. This separation is due, in part, to differences in w [domestic violence, child abuse, violence against women]Evaluation of Alternative Prosecutorial Policies – The Indianapolis Domestic Violence Prosecution Experiment (United States of America) 02/01/2002

By David Ford, Mary Jean Regoli

The Indianapolis Domestic Violence Prosecution Experiment was conducted in the early 1990s to examine the effectiveness of alternative prosecutorial policies in reducing renewed violence by misdemeanour battery defendants against their partners. The following extract describing the findings of this [Law enforcement, domestic violence, Violence Against Women]Evaluation of the STOP Block Grants to Combat Violence Against Women Act of 1994: The Violence Against Women Act of 1994 (1996 Report) 03/01/1996

By Martha R. Burt, Daryl Dyer, Lisa C. Newmark, Mary Norris, Adele V. Harrell

The Violence Against Women Act, Title IV of the Violent Crime Control and Law Enforcement Act of 1994 (P.L. 103-322), provides for Law Enforcement and Prosecution Grants to states under Chapter 2 of the Safe Streets Act. The grants are “to assist States, Indian tribal governments, and units of local [violence against women, domestic violence, sexual assault, ]Evidentiary Rule Relating to Past Sexual History – The Rules of Criminal Procedure, section 68 (Germany) 02/01/2002

By German Rules of Criminal Procedure

A provision in the German rules of criminal procedure (section 68) which prevents victims of rape from being asked questions about their previous sexual experience. [Victims of Crime, Rape, Violence Against Women]Evidentiary Rule of Past Sexual History: Proposed Model Rape Shield Statute (United States of America) 02/01/2002

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Victims of rape and sexual assault. [Victims of Crime, Rape, Rape shield statutes, Violence Against Women]Examples of Surveys: The National Crime Victimization Survey: Female Victims of Violent Crime 12/01/1996

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Incidents of violence against women include murders, rapes, sexual assaults, robberies, and both aggravated and simple assaults. National estimates of the extent and nature of female victimization derive from two primary sources within the U.S. Department of Justice. [Violence,murders, rapes, sexual assaults, Violence Against Women]Faith Hope Battering A Survey of Mens Violence Against Women 02/01/2002

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The central aim of the study was to get representative and statistically reliable information about the prevalence of male violence against women and its consequences. Such information is much needed in the debate about violence. [domestic violence, battered women, Violence Against Women]Family Violence Follow-up Team in Edmonton (Canada) 02/01/2002

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This article is about the Family Violence Follow-up Team in Edmonton which is a good example of an integrated and collaborative response to family violence. It is a joint response team consisting of a social worker and a detective that follows up on cases of family violence. [Domsetic violence, Family Violence, Law emforcement, Violence Against Women]Family Violence in Canada: A Statistical Profile 1998 02/01/2002

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The purpose of this report is to provide the most up-to-date data on the nature and extent of family violence in Canada and monitor trends over time. This report, the first in the series, provides a general overview of the most recent information on the abuse of spouses, children and older adults [Family Violence,victims of crime, Violence Against Women, statistics]Family violence and police intervention 02/01/2002

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[domestic violence, police, law enforcement, Violence Against Women]Femicide: An Overview of Major Findings 08/01/1999

By Jenny Mouzos

An overview of the major findings of a larger study of the intentional killing of adult women is presented. Data showing trends in the homicide of females, the context of femicide, and factors associated with the occurrence of femicide are provided. Mouzos also makes a comparison between men and wom [homicide, femicide, women-crimes against, violence against women]For the Benefit of All – Relationships Between Feminist and Generic Services for Victims/Survivors in Australia 02/01/2002

By Robyn Holder and Di Lucas

Both of us welcome the opportunity to present some thoughts to you today on relationships between feminist specialist services and generic crime victim services. (excerpted from the Authors) [ACT, Feminist Services, Rape Crisis, Victim Services, Violence Against Women]Global Programme against the Trafficking in Human Beings: An Outline for Action 02/01/1999

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The smuggling of migrants and trafficking in human beings have increased throughout the world in recent years, owing to the globalization process and other factors. The problem is exacerbated in both size and seriousness by the growing involvement of organized crime groups. (courtesy of UNCJIN) [human trafficking, Human Rights, violence against women, Children, transnational organized crime]Government Grants to Encourage Arrest Policies: The U.S. Department of Justice Violence Against Women Grants Office (United States of America) 02/01/2002

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Grants on the Domestic Violence against women. [Law enforcement, Violence Against Women, domestic violence]Government Policies Directing the Police with Respect to the Power of Arrest and Charging – The British Columbia Violence Against Women in Relationship Policy (Canada) 02/01/2002

By

Violence against women. [Law enforcement, Violence Against Women]Government Policies Relating to Prosecutorial Powers – The British Columbia Violence Against Women in Relationship Policy (Canada) 02/01/2002

By

Violence against women in relationships. [Human Rights, Violence Against Women]Governmental Review Body – Review Body of the Minister of State at the Office of the Tanaiste Report of the Task Force on Violence Against Women (Ireland) 02/01/2002

By

Domestic Violence against women [Human Rights, Violence Against Women, domestic violence]Guide for Criminal Justice Agencies: The San Francisco Police Department’s General Order on Domestic Violence (United States of America) 02/01/2002

By

The process of which police domestic violence policies differs from jurisdiction to the next. [Domestic Violence, victims of crime, Violence Against Women]Guidelines for Police Training on Violence Against Women and Child Sexual Abuse by the Commonwealth Secretariat (United Kingdom) 02/01/2002

By

All regions of the Commonwealth share a common problem: violence against women and children. this violence, which takes various forms – physical, sexual, psychological – although sometimes perpetuated by strangers, is far more frequently inflicted by those with whom women and children should have [Police Training, Violence Against Women, , law enforcement]Homicide Between Sexual Intimates in Australia: A Preliminary Report 02/01/2002

By Dr Patricia Easteal

The following paper represents the preliminary findings of a major research project conducted to provide more information about homicide between adult sexual intimates in Australia. (excerpted from the Author) [domestic violence, police enforcement, killings, Gender, Age and Ethnicity, Occupation, victims, outcome, Violence Against Women, law enforcement]Homicide between Intimate Partners in Australia 07/01/1998

By Carlos Carcach and Marianne James

In almost 4 out of 5 intimate-partner homicides, the perpetrator was a male and the victim a female. In a little over 1 in 5 incidents, the homicides were committed by a female against a male. A small number corresponded to killings among partners in same-sex relationships. One-third of intimate par [Domestic Violence, Victims of Crime, Spousal Abuse, Law Enforcement, Violence Against Women]Hospital Protocol for Identifying and Treating Battered Women: Boston Hospital Protocol 02/01/2002

By

Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston, Massachusetts has developed and implemented a hospital protocol for identifying and treating battered women. The hospital based its protocol on experience it gained through its program for victims of sexual assault. [domestic violence, human rights, battered women, victims of crime, Violence Against Women]Human Smuggling and Trafficking: a Desk Review on the Trafficking in Women from the Phillipines 04/01/2000

By Fiona David, Paula Monzini, Monika Peruffo

This document reflects existing studies and documents on human trafficking, especially in women. This document also considers the state of existing knowledge with respect to Transnational Organized Crime and Smuggling and Trafficking in the Philippines. [Human Trafficking, Transnational Organized Crime, violence against women]Included Relationships Contained in Definitions of Domestic Violence: Violence Against Women Act of 1998 (United States of America) 02/01/2002

By

Domestic violence against women. [Law enforcement, domestic violence, Violence Against Women]Information on Forum 1998 on National Policies in the Report from the Council of Europe Field of Equality Between Women and Men 02/01/2002

By

The plenary sessions and working groups agreed that domestic violence against women has, for too long, been treated as a private, familial matter. It requires immediate and effective state intervention to not only end the violence but also to support women victims and their children and to treat [domestic violence, Equality Between Women and Men, Action and Measures, violence against women,]Integrating Womens Supports 03/01/1999

By Pru Goward

The women’s refuge movement has a proud tradition of helping women who are victims of domestic violence. This movement has made a significant contribution to raising our awareness about domestic violence and the criminal nature of this offence. In the past women have set up high-security re [Justice system, protection for its victims, domestic violence, Violence Against Women]Intellectual Disability and Criminal Victimisation 02/01/2002

By C. Wilson, T. Nettelbeck, R. Potter & C. Perry

People with an intellectual disability are almost three times more likely than those without a disability to be victims of physical assault, sexual assault and robbery. The study reported here found that intellectually disabled people who had become victims of crime scored significantly below the in [sexual assault, Victim, Intellectual Disability, crime Prevention, violence against women]International Crime Victim Compensation Program Directory 1997 02/01/2002

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The implementation of this directory is noted as a successful link to international victim compensation programs and the world-wide effort to help victims of crime. [Domestic Violence, victims of crime, law enforcement, Violence Against Women]International Trafficking in Women to the United States: A Contemporary Manifestation of Slavery and Organized Crime 02/01/2002

By Amy O’Neill Richard

A report compiled by Amy O’Neill Richard for the CIA, regarding trafficking and prostitution rings in from other countries, to the United States. [trafficking, women, slavery, prostitution, violence against women]Intimate Partner Violence, 1993-2001 02/01/2003

By Callie Marie Rennison, Ph.D.

According to estimates from the National Crime Victimization Survey (NCVS), there were 691,710 nonfatal violent victimizations committed by current or former spouses, boyfriends, or girlfriends of the victims during 2001 (table 1). Such crimes — intimate partner violence — primarily involve [violence against women, statistics, domestic violence]Introduction to the Compendium of Best Practices 02/01/2002

By

The Compendium of Model Strategies and Practical Measures on the Elimination of Violence Against Women in the Field of Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice is designed as a companion instrument to a Resource Manual. [Criminal Justice, Crime Prevention, Criminal Law Reform, Violence Against Women]Investigative Techniques by Specialise Units in Police Stations – Womens Crime Cells (India) 02/01/2002

By O.C. Sharma

Women cells which exclusively take up complaints from women in matters of dowry and harassment or other allied matters, have been constituted in some big cities to pay particular attention to crimes against women. [Womens Crime Cells, Indian Penal Code, police stations, crimes against women, Violence Against Women, law enforcement]Invisible Lives: Women, Dependence and the Law 02/01/2002

By Dr Suzanne Hatty

THIS PAPER WILL EXPLORE THE CONCEPT OF DEPENDENCE AS IT IS DEFINED and articulated within the law, and in crimes committed against women and by women. In examining the concept of dependence, legal categorisation of women’s experiences, the policing of male violence, and women’s involvement in dr [Gender Contract, male violence, drug-related crime, Guarantee of Protection, violence against women]Law Enforcement Initiatives to Combat Trafficking in Women and Children 04/01/1997

By

Trafficking of women for prostitution encompasses other international crimes including alien smuggling and document fraud. The violence and exploitation endured by these women often goes beyond the exploitation suffered by other trafficked migrants. [prostitution, trafficking of women, crime of exploitation, frequently forced, violence against women]Legislation Dealing with Evidentiary Rules of Other Acts of Sexual Assault or Molestation by a Perpetrator: U.S. Federal Rules of Evidence 413-415 (United States of America) 02/01/2002

By

Evidentiary rules of other acts of sexual assault or molestation of a perpetrator. [Sexual assault, law enforcement, Violence Against Women]Legislation Primarily Dealing with Protection Orders: Victims of Domestic Violence Act, Saskatchewan (Canada) 02/01/2002

By

Victims of Domestic Violence Act. [Domestic Violence, victims of crime, Violence Against Women]Legislation Prohibiting Dowry: The Dowry Prohibition Act 1961 (Amended in 1984 and 1986) 02/01/2002

By

Dowry violence occurs when husbands and their families subject women to physical and mental abuse if women’s payment in lieu of marriage (dowry) is considered to be insufficient. India and other countries such as Bangladesh, prohibit the payment of dowry. [The Dowry Prohibition Act, Penal Code, penalty provisions, judicial proceedings, violence against women]Legislation in India Prohibiting Sati: Indian Sati Regulation Act 1829 and the Indian Penal Code and the Anti-Sati Ordinance (Rajasthan) and the Commission of Sati (Prevention) Act of 1987 02/01/2002

By

Sati is the Hindu tradition whereby a wife immolates herself on the husband”s funeral pyre. It predominantly occurs in India. Sati is a crime under the Indian Sati Regulation Act 1829 and the Indian Penal Code. [burning alive, self immolation, Indian Sati Regulation Act, Penal Code, violence against women]Legislation to Clarify Police Powers of Entry – Crimes (Domestic Violence) Amendment Act (New South Wales) section 375-379 (Australia) 02/01/2002

By

In New South Wales, Australia, under the Crimes (Domestic Violence) Amendment Act, police powers of entry were clarified (s.375F). Police were granted the power to enter premises to investigate the commission of a domestic violence offence, including an offence that was currently occurring or lik [Law enforcement, Domestic Violence, Violence Against Women]Legislative Requirements on Firearm Restrictions Found in the Domestic Violence Act 1995 (New Zealand) 02/01/2002

By

In the 1995 New Zealand Domestic Violence Act there are a number of sections that pertain to firearms restrictions. Section 21 contains the standard conditions relating to weapons in terms of protection orders. Section 22 allows courts to dispense with, modify, discharge, or re-impose standard co [Firearm Restrictions, Domestic Violence Act 1995, Violence Against Women]Linking serious sexual assaults through behaviour 02/01/2001

By Don Grubin,Peter Kelly,Chris Brunsdon

This report describes a study which examined the extent to which behaviourial consistency is a regular feature of serial sex offending and explored how this might be uses systematically to support the linking of crimes. [Policing, Crime, violence against women]Look Who’s Stalking: Seeking a Solution to the Problem of Stalking 04/01/2002

By Michael J. Allen

This article examines the phenomenon of stalking and considers the approaches being adopted to deal with it by victims, prosecutors and the courts in England and Wales. The adequacy of the current civil remedies and criminal offences which are available to deal with the problem is examined. [Stalking, Victims, violence against women]Looking Back, Looking Forward: Two Decades and Shifting Perspectives on Familial Violence 02/01/2002

By ELIZABETH A. STANKO

The feminist movements around the world over the past twenty years gave voice to outrage and concern over widespread ‘hidden’ familial violence. Feminist work on violence against women has forced recognition of the difference between what we now define as violence and how little of it [violence, women, crime, familial violence, feminist movements, outrage, Violence Against Women]Lunar Landscapes: The Dark Side of Sexual Assault and the Law 02/01/2002

By Lea Corbett and Wendy Larcombe

A report by Lea Corbett and Wendy Larcombe for the Australian Institute of Criminology about rape and the law; the Victorian criminal justice systems response to sexual assault. [Real Rape Law Coalition, legal system, consent, Gendered harm, Violence Against Women]Mandatory Arrest Policies in the United States: A Review and Critique of the Minneapolis Domestic Violence Police Experiment (United States of America) 02/01/2002

By National Institute of Justice and the American Bar Association

Many states in the United States have introduced mandatory arrest policies whereby the discretion of the police to arrest is guided and by such policies. The MinneapolisDomestic Violence Police Experiment which was set up to test the deterrent effect on domestic violence of arrest and other police r [Law enforcement, domestic violence, Violence Against Women]Mandatory Judicial Education 02/01/2002

By

An article which advocates mandatory judicial education regarding domestic violence, with the aim of providing judges with current information and research on family violence issues, and generally improving the judicial response to domestic violence. Excerpt taken from an article in the Albany La [domestic violence, education, Violence Against Women]Marginalized Person: Self-Identification Issues and Domestic Violence 02/01/2002

By

[domestic violence, Violence Against Women]Mission Possible: The Southeast Europe Anti-Crime Center 10/01/2000

By Matteo Pederzoli

By fighting pressing problems such as trafficking in women, narcotics trafficking, and the smuggling of stolen goods, which have all increased dramatically in the region during the last 10 years, the anti-crime center is meant to strengthen the stability and economic development of Southeastern [Trafficking in women,Narcotics Trafficking, Drugs and Crime, violence against women]Model Protocol for Police Response to Domestic Violence (United States of America) 02/01/2002

By

The core feature of the model protocol is the provision that police should arrest the assailant in a domestic violence case whenever arrest is authorized. [Domestic Violence, victims of crime, law enforcement, Violence Against Women]Model Strategies and Practical Measures on the Elimination of Vioence Against Women in the Field of Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice: Crime Prevention Measures 02/01/2002

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An article about Section 14 of the model strategies and practical measures on the elimination of violence against women. [domestic violence, victims of crime, violence against women]Model Strategies and Practical Measures on the Elimination of Vioence Against Women in the Field of Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice: Criminal Law 02/01/2002

By

The model strategy makes it clear that criminal law is not the only type of law which can effect or isrelated to violence against women. [civil law, criminal law, national action law, Violence Against Women]Model Strategies and Practical Measures on the Elimination of Vioence Against Women in the Field of Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice: Health and Social Services 02/01/2002

By

An article about section 11(a) of the model strategies dealing with violence against women. [Violence against women, victims of violence]Model Strategies and Practical Measures on the Elimination of Vioence Against Women in the Field of Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice: International Cooperation 02/01/2002

By

To exchange information concerning successfull intervention models and preventive programmes in elimantaing violence against women and to compile a directory of those models. [violence against women, refugee women, women equality, womens development]Model Strategies and Practical Measures on the Elimination of Vioence Against Women in the Field of Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice: Police 02/01/2002

By

As the initial point of contact between most victims and the justice system, police play a pivotal role in assuring an effective and consistent response to violence agianst women. [Consistent Enforcement, arrest & charging , monitoring & accountability, legal council, Violence Against Women]Model Strategies and Practical Measures on the Elimination of Vioence Against Women in the Field of Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice: Research and Evaluation 02/01/2002

By

An article about section 13 of the model strategies which deals with violence against women. [Violence against women]Model Strategies and Practical Measures on the Elimination of Vioence Against Women in the Field of Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice: Sentencing and Corrections 02/01/2002

By

In many member states, the maximum penalties for criminal offenses are typically set high enough to adequetly punish the worst imaginable example of the crime and the criminal and as a result they result they provide only limited guidance to sentacing judges in more typcal cases. [Violence Against Women, policy guidelines, strengthing appelate, diversion, aboriginal approaches]Model Strategies and Practical Measures on the Elimination of Vioence Against Women in the Field of Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice: Training 02/01/2002

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An article about section 12 of the model strategies concerning violence against women. [Violence against women]Model Strategies and Practical Measures on the Elimination of Vioence Against Women in the Field of Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice: Victim Support and Assistance 02/01/2002

By

Among the principles and practices advocated in these documents are the following:the need for the views and concerns of the victims to be considered, the need to protect the safety of victims; the right to restitution or compensation. [Violence Against Women, victim support & assistance, formal complaints, redress of harm, gender sensitive court procedures]Model Strategies and Practical Measures on the Elimination of Violence Against Women in the Field of Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice 02/01/2002

By

The multifaceted nature of violence against women suggests that different strategies are required for different manifestations of violence and the various settings in which it occurs. The practical measures, strategies and activities described below can be introduced in the field of crime prevent [VIOLENCE AGAINST WOMEN, CRIME PREVENTION AND CRIMINAL JUSTICE, CRIMINAL LAW, ]Model Strategies and Practical Measures on the Elimination of Violence Against Women in the Field of Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice 02/01/2002

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The Model Strategies and Practical Measures specifically acknowledge the need for an active policy of bringing into the mainstream a gender perspective in all policies and programmes related to violence against women and of achieving gender equality and equal and fair access to justice, as well a [Violence, Crime prevention, Criminal Justice, Model strategies, Violence Against Women]Municipal and Community Strategies to Reduce Violence Against Women 02/01/2002

By

Maintaining a healthy relationship between primary services providers and abused women, their children and offenders remains a focus of the committee’s efforts. [domestic violence, restraining orders,abuse, Violence Against Women]New Threats or Old Stereotypes The Revival of Trafficking as a Discourse 12/01/1999

By Fiona David

I will argue that much of the discussion today, reflects and reinforces outdated stereotypes of Asian (or other developing world) women as passive, helpless victims, in need of rescue, thereby ignoring the reality of the difficult choices that these women might have made.Now, as then, interested org [transnational organized crime, trafficking of women, regional initiative, violence against women]No-Man’s-Land: Negotiating Spaces for Women and Men in War and Peace 02/01/2002

By Stephen Wallace

The problem of sexual violence is becoming recognised as a significant social problem. Explanations for this violence have ranged from the micro (for example, the individual pathology of the offender), to the meso (for example, the result of peer group pressure in sexual/violent situations) and [sexual violence, committed by males, Violence Against Women]Northern Territory Court-Mandated Pilot Program for Offenders of Domestic and Aboriginal Family Violence 10/01/1999

By Ian Castillon & Chris Manners

The Northern Territory Government, under the National Domestic Violence Task Force initiatives launched in 1994, received funding from the Commonwealth Government for the 1999 calendar year to pilot a court mandated program for offenders of domestic and Aboriginal family violence. The specific ob [court mandated, criminal justice, violent behaviors, Violence Against Women]OSCE Defines Trafficking in Human Beings as Slavery 11/01/1999

By Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe.

OSCE defines Trafficking in Human Beings as Slavery. It predominately involves women and children. [Human Trafficking,Human Rights,Victims of Crime,Law Enforcement,International Issues, violence against women]Offender Treatment Programme – The Nonbeating Choice: Alternative to Violence (Finland) 02/01/2002

By Sirkka Liisa Aaltio, Pirkko Kiviaho, Lasse Reijomaa

This article is about a project called the non-beating choice which was set up as a support centre for breaking off from family violence where men could discuss their violent behaviour and take part in treatment programmes. [Domestic Violence, Victims of Crime, Law Enforcement, Violence Against Women]One Stop Centre Malaysia – Protocols for Hospital Personnel: 02/01/2002

By Ivy Josiah,

In 1994, a protocol called Inter-agency Networking for the Management of Battered Women i.e. a One Stop Crisis Centre, was established for victims seeking treatment and all forms of help. [Womens Aid Organization, One Stop Crisis Centre, Malaysia, Violence Against Women]Overheads for Domestic Violence Training Curriculum 02/01/2002

By C.R. Smith

This teaching curriculum is designed to assist law enforcement agencies in helping police officers better understand and service the public when dealing with domestic violence in the community. The lesson plan discusses several key areas of domestic violence. For more got to (http://www/telalink.bet [Domestic Violence, Law Enforcement, Victims of Crime, Violence Against Women]Partnership Between Government and Private Organisation to Provide Notification Services to Victims – DAISI Programme (United States of America) 02/01/2002

By DAISI

This article discusses the DAISI programme, which is a victim notification system. This system alerts victims of domestic crime regarding the release of the perpetrator. [Domestic Violence, Victim Notification, Violence Against Women]People Smuggling in Global Perspective 03/01/2000

By Fiona David

First, it is possible to identify certain trends in relation to people smuggling and trafficking. For example:Where people are coming from, and where they are going to;Why they proceed down this dangerous path;And how they do it. [human trafficking, migrate illegally, Transnational Organized Crime, violence against women]Police General Order for Consistent Enforcement – Duluth Police Department, Duluth, Minnesota (United States of America) 11/01/1993

By Duluth Police Department

Proper procedures for arresting someone in a Domestic Violence case. [Domestic Violence, victims of crime, law enforcement, Violence Against Women]Police Order Regarding the Data to be Contained on Incident Reports: Department Special Order 08/12/81 – San Francisco Police Department (United States of America) 08/01/1981

By San Francisco Police Department

List of data to be included in arrest reports for domestic violence [Domestic Violence, victims of crime, law enforcement, Violence Against Women]Policing Domestic Violence 03/01/1999

By Sue Anderson

The Domestic Violence Crisis Service became operational in the ACT in 1988, as a response to a recommendation of the Law Reform Commission in its Report on Domestic Violence 1986. The service is a continuation of the Domestic Violence Telephone Information and Referral Service, which started in 1 [Victims of crime, domestic violence, law enforcement, Violence Against Women]Preventing Homicide Through Trial and Error 02/01/2002

By Lawrence W. Sherman

This paper will begin by explaining and illustrating the range of trial and error methods, especially in light of recent experiments in domestic violence control. It will then suggest four key targets for homicide prevention, areas in which the payoff from successful learning could be very great in [police, domestic violence, homicide, crime prevention, domestic violence, Violence against women, law enforcement]Preventing Violence and Crime 03/01/1999

By Yvonne Korn

NCP’s first set of priorities have covered: fear of crime, burglary, domestic violence, young [Crime prevention, domestic violence, violence against women, law enforcement, juvenile crime]Pro-Feminist Educational Programs Run by Men for Male Offenders: Is it Wise? Is it Possible? 02/01/2002

By Ron Frey and Chris Bellotti

The purpose of this paper is to outline a program conducted by Men Against Sexual Assault (MASA), Brisbane, at the Gwandalan Community Corrections Centre in Brisbane. (excerpted from the Author) [Inmate educational programs, violence against women]Procedure for Identifying and Treating Domestic Violence: Beaumont Hospital Procedure 02/01/2002

By

The Accident and Emergency Department of Beaumont Hospital has developed a procedure for identifying and responding to the needs of women who have experienced violence. [Domestic Violence, victims of crime, Violence Against Women]Procedures for Protection Orders Contained in Domestic Violence Legislation: the Domestic Violence Law Act No. 10 of 1991 (Trinidad & Tobago) 02/01/2002

By

Domestic Violence act.Provides legal protection for victims of Domestic Violence. [Domestic Violence, victims of crime, Violence Against Women]Programs for Offenders with Alcohol and Drug-Related Problems 10/01/1999

By Wendy Hunter

Like many other correctional agencies, rehabilitation of offenders and reducing repeat offending are key strategic directions and indicators for Northern Territory Correctional Services (NTCS).Services include primary health care, mental health, domestic violence and sex offender programs, education [Health care, domestic violence, Juvenile detention center, violence against women]Prohibition in Legislation of Female Genital Mutilation. French Penal Code Art 312-3 (France) 02/01/2002

By

Violence resulting in mutilation [Law enforcement, violence against women]Proposals and Contribution Received from Governments on UN Crime Convention (Persons, one) (eleventh meeting) 10/01/2000

By United Nations

Finalization and approval of the additional international legal instrument against trafficking in persons, especially women and children. (courtesy of UNCJIN) [Italy, Trafficking, Women, Children, violence against women]Proposals and Contribution Received from Governments on UN Crime Convention (Persons, two) (eleventh meeting) 10/01/2000

By United Nations

Finalization and approval of the additional international legal instrument against trafficking in persons, especially women and children. (courtesy of UNCJIN) [Canada, Trafficking, Women, Children, violence against women]Proposals and Contributions Received from Governments on UN Crime Convention (second meeting, one) 02/01/1999

By

Consideration of the draft United Nations Convention against Transnational Organized Crime, with particular emphasis on articles 1-3 Consideration of the additional international legal instrument against trafficking in women and children. (courtesy of UNCJIN) [Organized Crime, Trafficking, Human rights,Women, Children, violence against women]Proposals and Contributions Received from Governments on UN Crime Convention (second meeting, two) 03/01/1999

By United Nations

Consideration of the draft United Nations Convention against Transnational Organized Crime, with particular emphasis on articles 1-3 Consideration of the additional international legal instrument against trafficking in women and children. (courtesy of UNCJIN) [Organized Crime, Trafficking, Human rights,Women, Children, violence against women]Proposals and contributions received from Governments (sixth meeting, three) 02/01/2002

By

Consideration of additional international legal instruments: draft instrument against trafficking in persons, especially women and children, with particular emphasis on articles 8-18. (courtesy of UNCJIN) [Transnational Organized Crime, Trafficking, Human Rights, Women, Children, violence against women]Proposals and contributions received from Governments on UN Crime Convention (tenth meeting) 02/01/2002

By Ad Hoc Committee

Algeria, Egypt, India, Mexico and Turkey proposed the following indicative list of offences to be included in an annex to the United Nations Convention against Transnational Organized Crime:Illicit trafficking in narcotic drugs and psychotropic substances, Trafficking in persons, in particular wom [Contributions, Governments, Organized Crime, violence against women]Proposed Legislation Primarily Dealing with Protection in Domestic Violence Cases: Domestic Abuse Act: Drafted by the Alberta Law Reform Institute (Canada) 02/01/2002

By

Protection of Domestic Violence cases. [Domestic Violence, victims of crime, Violence Against Women]Prosecutorial Policy on Domestic Violence: The Policy in the Northern Territory (Australia) 02/01/2002

By

The General Order on Domestic Violence adopts a “no drop” policy such that a domestic violence-related prosecution was proceeded with regardless of the victim’s circumstances existed. Further, in order to minimise the trauma to victims of domestic violence, attempts were made where possible to “f [Domestic Violence, Australia, Australian Institute of Criminology, related prosecutions, Violence Against Women]Protection Orders Under the Domestic Violence Act 1995 (New Zealand) 02/01/2002

By

In the 1995 Domestic Violence Act in New Zealand, there are a number of sections setting out the scope and procedures for applying for protection orders. The following extract is taken from the text of the legislation. [Domestic Violence, Protection Orders, New Zealand, Physically or sexually abuse, Violence Against Women]Protection of victims of violence against women and children 02/01/2002

By United Nations

Welcoming Economic and Social Council resolutions on violence against women and children. [victims’ rights, domestic violence, child abuse, violence against women]Putting the Pieces Back Together Again: Narrative Therapy and Ideas of Restoration in Working Together With Victims of Crimes of Violence 02/01/2002

By Jo Howard and Helen Wirtz

Our paper will focus on the therapeutic component of this work. In therapy we start from the position that the client is the expert in his or her own life. (excerpted from the Authors) [victims of crime, violence against women]RESOLUTION of the International Round Table on Combating Trafficking in Women and Children with the Purpose of their Sexual Exploitation and Involvement in Pornobusiness 05/01/2000

By International Round Table

Resoulution of the International “Round Table” on “Combating Trafficking in Women and children with the purpose of their Sexual Exploitation and Involvement in Porno Business.” The Participants discussed the reports and presentations and considered a number of political, legislative, social – econom [Human Trafficking,Human Rights,Modern Slavery,Sex Trade,Victims of Crime, prostitution, juvenile crime, crimes against women, violence against women]Raising Awareness: Domestic Violence Workplace Education Day United States of America 10/01/1998

By National Workplace Resource Center on Domestic Violence

Raising Awareness: “Domestic Violence Workplace Education Day” ManyCompanies around the United States held events to help raise the awareness of their employees about Domestic Violence and how to spot it. [Domsetic Violence, Women’s Safety, Law Enforcement, Victims of Crime, Violence Against Women]Rape 02/01/2002

By Patricia Weiser Easteal

The issue of rape, guidelines used to categorize rape and what is being done about it. [Sexual assault, Rape, Violence, Dress, Prevention, Violence Against Women]Rape Crisis Centre Tukinainen 02/01/2002

By

The aims of the project are to: give therapeutic and judicial help for victims of sexual violence; establish a model for crisis work with victims of sexual violence; work for making the phenomena of sexual violence visible in Finland; influence attitudes towards victims of sexual violence and inf [Victims of Crime,rape,sexual violence, Violence Against Women]Rape Prosecutions in Victoria 02/01/2002

By Dr David Brereton

The study of rape trials was equally important for what it did not show. Specifically, it established that very few prosecutions failed because the accused was successfully able to argue a mistaken ‘belief in consent’. The study also showed that the right of accused persons to give unsworn eviden [data, Rape Team, criminal justice system, Definitions, prosecution process, Policy issues, Violence Against Women]Rape and Sexual Assault: Reporting to Police and Medical Attention, 1992-2000 08/01/2002

By Callie Marie Rennison, Ph.D.

Persons age 12 or older experienced an average annual 140,990 completed rapes, 109,230 attempted rapes, and 152,680 completed and attempted sexual assaults between 1992 and 2000, according to the National Crime Victimization Survey (NCVS) (table 1). Most rapes and sexual assaults were commit [sexual assault, violence against women]Rape-Sentencing Guidelines as Laid out in Case Law: R v. Billam and Others (United Kingdom) 02/01/2002

By

In the present case, [1986] 1 W.L.R. 349, the following new guidelines on appropriate sentences for rape and attempted rape were laid down by the Court of Appeal. 2. For rape committed by an adult without any aggravating or mitigating features, 5 years should be taken as the starting point in a con [United Kingdom, Court of Appeal, attempted rape, Violence Against Women]Rapid Assessment: Human Smuggling and Trafficking from The Philippines 02/01/2002

By Australian Institute of Criminology

The processes of globalisation pose particular challenges to the international community. The increased ease and speed of travel, and the availability of the latest information technology has increased the capacity of criminal networks to engage in transnational crimes. Technological innovations imp [human trafficking, Human Rights, violence against women, Children, Smuggling, transnational organized crime]Recommendations for Judges in Sentencing in Domestic Violence Cases Involving Drug and Alcohol Abuse The Dade County Domestic Violence Court Experiment United States of America 02/01/2002

By John S Goldkamp,Doris Welland,Mark Collins,Michael White

An abstract from the national institute of justice and the american bar association research report legal interventions in family violence. It includes findings and implications drawn from the Dade County’s Domestic Violence Court Experiment and includes implications for judges in terms of sentancin [Drug and Alcohol Abuse,Domestic Violence,Victims of Crime, violence against women]Reconviction Rates of Serious Sex Offenders and Assessments of Their Risk 04/01/2002

By Roger Hood, Stephen Shute, Martina Feilzer and Aidan Wilcox

This study examined reconviction rates of serious offenders four and six years after they were released from long determinate sentences of inprisonment. It shows how many of those identified as “high risk” by members of the Parole Board were subsequently reconvicted. [sex offenders, Parole Board, reconviction, recidivism, Violence Against Women]Report By the Government of Canada to the UN Commission on Human Rights: Special Rapporteur on Violence Against Women (Canada) 02/03/2002

By Advisory Council on the Status of Women Canada

This report, summarized below, is the Government of Canada?s response to the request by the Special Rapporteur on Violence Against Women to report on national strategies adopted since 1994 to combat violence against women, provide information and copies of official statistics compiled, and describe [Violence Against Women]Report of the Secretary-General on a draft plan of action on the elimination of violence against women 04/01/1996

By Secretary-General

The present report contains a draft plan of action of the Secretary-General on the elimination of violence against women, formulated in accordance with Economic and Social Council resolution 1995/27 of 24 July 1995, section IV (C), on the elimination of violence against women. (courtesy of UNCJIN) [Violence, Elimination, Women, Trafficking, Economic and Social Council, Governments, Violence Against Women]Report of the Secretary-General on a draft plan of action on the elimination of violence against women, Corrigendum 05/01/1996

By Secretary-General

Draft plan of action on the elimination of violence against women. (courtesy of UNCJIN) [Violence, Elimination, Women, Trafficking, Economic and Social Council, Governments, Violence Against Women]Report of the Secretary-General on children as victims and perpetrators of crime 04/01/1996

By Secretary-General

The Commission on Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice, at its third session, adopted resolution 3/1, on violence against women and children. Pursuant to a request contained in that resolution, the Secretary-General submitted to the Commission at its fourth session a report on activities of United [victims, violence, children, perpetrators, Violence Against Women]Report of the Secretary-General on practical measures in the field of crime prevention and criminal justice to eliminate violence against women 03/01/1996

By Secretary-General

The Commission on Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice, in its resolution 3/1, entitled “Violence against women and children”, invited the institutes of the United Nations crime prevention and criminal justice programme network to report to the Commission at its fifth session on practical measures [Crime Prevention,Criminal justice,meetings, conferences, research, Violence Against Women]Report of the Secretary-General on practical measures in the field of crime prevention and criminal justice to eliminate violence against women, Corrigendum 05/01/1996

By Secretary-General

Practical measures in the field of crime prevention and criminal justice to eliminate violence against women. (courtesy of UNCJIN) [Crime Prevention,Criminal justice, gender issues, equality, women, conflicts, Violence Against Women]Report of the Secretary-General on the elimination of violence against women 04/01/1997

By United Nations Secretary-General

The present report has been prepared in pursuance of Economic and Social Council resolution 1996/12, on the elimination of violence against women, adopted on the recommendation of the Commission on Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice at its fifth session. (courtesy of UNCJIN) [Domestic Violence, Women, Trafficking, victims rights, Violence Against Women]Report of the Secretary-General on the elimination of violence against women, addendum 04/01/1997

By United Nations Secretary-General

The present addendum brings to the attention of the Commission on Crime Prevention and Crimina l Justice additional information provided by Governments as of 31 March 1997, thereby updating the report of the Secretary-General on the elimination of violence against women (E/CN.15/1997/11). It summar [domestic Violence, Women, Trafficking, victims rights, child abuse, Violence Against Women]Research Methods in Australia: Violence Against Women Indicators Project (Australia) 02/01/2002

By Judy Putt and Karl Higgin

The Violence Against Women Indicators Project (VAWIP) commenced at the Australian Institute of Criminology in 1995 with the objective of coordinating research on the criminal justice response to violence against women so that the Government would have reliable national data for the development of [Violence against Women, Australia, criminal justice system., ]Resolution of the International Round Table on the Battle against the Trade in Women and Children for Sexual Exploitation and Pornography (Zaporizhya, 11 May 2000) 05/01/2002

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[women-crimes against, child sexual abuse, Violence Against Women]Response of Health Professions to Domestic Violence in Emergency Departments 02/01/2002

By GWENNETH ROBERTS

A report by Gwenneth Roberts about Domestic Violence Victims who turn to health care professionals for assistance rather than friends and family members, which give health professionals a new role with patients who are victims of abuse. [Domestic violence, Heathcare professionals, abuse, friends and family, Emergency Department, Violence Against Women]Response to Proposal Submitted by Japan: Smuggling of Asian People and the Connection with Underground Banking Systems 01/01/1998

By

Smuggling of Asian aliens and the criminal use of underground banking systems are clearly international crime problems. The United States agrees that the smuggling of Asian people and the links between Asian smuggling and the underground banking systems are subjects worthy of further study and ev [Asian aliens, underground banking, Asian smuggling, law enforcement agencies, human trafficking, transnational organized crime, violence against women]Restraining Order: Apprehended Domestic Violence Order in the Crimes (Domestic Violence) Amendment Act (Australia) 02/01/2002

By Suzanne Hatty

The grounds for application for an order include the apprehension of a domestic violence offence on the part of the victim, or the apprehension of behaviour such as harassment or molestation which excludes actual or threatened violence. The magistrate issuing the order must be satisfied of the ab [Domestic Violence, criminal offence, Violence Against Women]Review Body for the Government of Australia (Prime Minister for the Status of Women) National Plans of Action: Partnerships Against Domestic Violence 02/01/2002

By

At the Summit, Heads of Government endorsed Partnerships Against Domestic Violence, an initiative between the Commonwealth and the States and Territories to work together towards a common goal of preventing domestic violence across Australia. [domestic violence, Australia, Violence and Crime, Implementation details. Cost issues, Violence Against Women]Review Body for the Governor’s Office for Domestic Violence Prevention (United States of America) 02/01/2002

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Prevention of Domestic Violence [Human Rights, domestic violence, violence against women, sexual assault]Review Body for the Ministry for Equality and the Ministry of Social Affairs and Health (Finland) 02/01/2002

By

Promoting gender equality. Violence against Women [Human Rights, Violence Against Women]Review Task Force Comprised of Governmental and Nongovernmental Representatives – Report of the British Columbia Task Force on Family Violence 02/01/2002

By

Family Violence [Human Rights, violence against women, family violence]STOP Violence Against Women Formula Grants Program, US Department of Justice, Office of Justice Programs: Violence Against Women Grants Office (United States of America) 02/01/2002

By

The S-T-O- P (Services Training Officers Prosecutors) Violence Against Women Formula Grants Program, hereinafter referred to as the S-T-O-P Program, promotes a coordinated, multi-disciplinary approach to improving the criminal justice system’s response to violence against women. This approach env [domestic violence, law enforcement, Violence Against Women]STOPPING THE VIOLENCE 02/01/2002

By

Stopping the Violence: An important part of this commitment is the opportunity it provides for government to create new and stronger partnerships with service providers in communities throughout the province. Working daily with women who are victims of violence, these service providers built the fou [Violence, victims of crimes, violence against women]Safety Audits and the Duluth Model (United States of America) 02/01/2002

By Ellen Pence and Coral McDonnell

An exerpt from Pence and McDonnell’s article “Safety Audits and the Duluth Model” which is about the Duluth model of policy making in regard to Domestic Violence. [Domestic Violence, Victims of Crime, Law Enforcement, Policy Making, Violence Against Women]Safety and justice: sharing personal information in the context of domestic violence: an overview 04/01/2004

By Nicola Douglas, Sarah-Jane Lilley, Liz Kooper and Alana Diamond

At its heart, this report keeps one principle central; the safety of domestic violence victims and their children must come first. Practitioners have long recognised that we must work together to do all that we can to remove the barriers preventing victims and their children getting the protection [violence against women, domestic violence]Safety, Security and Women: An Initiative of the Victorian Ministry of Police and Emergency Services and Victoria Police 02/01/2002

By Pat Thurgood and Ralph Stavely

A report by Pat Thurgood and Ralph Stavely about An Initiative of the Victorian Ministry of Police and Emergency Services and Victoria Police and their efforts to keep women safe. [Data, domestic violence, Action, assault, Safety programs, violence against women]Sex Offender Registration and Notification Laws (United States of America) 03/01/1998

By Dena Sacco

Initiatives on Sex Offender community notification programmes in the U.S. and an evaluation of these initiatives are discussed in this article. [Sex Crimes,Victims of Crime,Sex Offender Registry, Violence Against Women]Sex Offender Risk Assessment SORA (Canada) 02/01/2002

By Dr. R.L. Atkinson, P.Randall Kropp, D.R. Laws, and Stephen D. Hart

This article is about the sex offender risk assessment (SORA) instrument which was developed in 1995 as a specialized risk/needs assessment instrument to be used in sex offender cases. [Sex Offenders, Violence Against Women]Sex Workers and Sexual Assault: The Hidden Crime 02/01/2002

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There are some groups in our society that are marginalised and stigmatised, resulting in increased vulnerability to abuse and violence. Sex workers, also known as prostitutes, are one of these groups. Evidence suggests that SIWs are vulnerable to sexual violence.And these victims of sex crimes ar [Sexual Assault, Rape & violence, Violence Against Women]Sex and Transnational Crime: Women in the Criminal Justice System 02/01/2002

By James O. Finckenauer, Ph.D., Jennifer L. Schrock

The involvement of women in crime and in the criminal justice system is growing. While the increasing presence of women as victims and offenders, as well as criminal justice practitioners, has triggered more attention from the research and policy communities, the number and complexity of the issues [WOMEN IN THE CRIMINAL JUSTICE SYSTEM ,international law enforcement agencies, criminal justice response, Violence Against Women]Sexual Assault: Victim Service Worker Handbook 1993: Victim Assistance Program : Ministry of Attorney General 02/01/2002

By

The medical examination has four parts: History; Physical Examination; Collection of Specimens — Forensic Medical Examination; Prevention of Pregnancy and Disease. [domestic violence, human rights, sexual assault, Violence Against Women]Short Report on Trafficking in Women from Ukraine Research Project 08/01/2001

By Donna M. Hughes

The goal of this joint research project on trafficking in women was to characterize the victims and trafficking networks operating in Ukraine. This research was carried out in full cooperation with Tatyana Denisova, Zaporozhye State University. [sexual exploitation , trafficking, unemployment, Violence Against Women]Smuggling Asian People/Underground Banking Law Enforcement Project (Overhead Projection Sheets) 01/01/1998

By

Reasons for people using underground banking like: AVOID CUSTOMER IDENTIFICATION, and conclusions for example:THE IMPORTANCE OF STRICT BORDER CONTROL: INCLUDING WIRE TRANSFER, CRIMINAL ORGANIZATIONS. [human trafficking, CUSTOMER IDENTIFICATION, UNSAFE POSTAL SERVICE, SMUGGLING PEOPLE,violence against women, transnational organized crime]Smuggling of Asian People by Transnational Organized Crime Groups and Underground Banking Systems 01/01/1998

By

Proposed countermeasures are: building a forged passport database; promoting antimoney laundering measures in the Asian region (e.g.: enlightening activities toward relevant national organs for enhanced anti-money laundering measures, building up a system to enable investigative authorities to ha [transnational organized crime, human trafficking, underground banking, money fraudulently obtained, illegal immigrants, violence against women]Some Measures Taken by the Community Oriented Policing Services Office of the US Department of Justice (United States of America) 09/01/1996

By

The community Policing to combat Domestic Violence Program. [Domestic Violence, victims of crime, Violence Against Women]Specialised Family Violence Courts with Specialised Prosecutors – Winnipeg Family Violence Court, Manitoba (Canada) 02/01/2002

By

Family violence. [family violence, violence against women, domestic violence, child abuse]Specialised Police Unit – Domestic Violence & Criminal Harassment Unit Vancouver Police Department (Canada) 02/01/2002

By Vancouver Police Department

The criminal harrassment unit provides training to in-service members when practicable. [Harrassment, domestic violence, violence against women]Specialised Unit Providing Legal Assistance to Women – Domestic Violence Legal Unit (Australia) 02/01/2002

By

The Domestic Violence Legal Unit aim to advise and assist women through the legal channels available to them. The Unit may do this by:Speaking to the police on behalf of clients, to ensure that appropriate criminal charges are laid against the person who has been violent or threatened physical viol [Legal Assistance, restraining order hearings, Criminal Injuries Compensation, domestic violence, violence against women]Specialized Domestic Violence Courts Provide Safety Measures for Victims – Domestic Violence Courts in Ontario (Canada) 12/01/1997

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The focus on prevention and breaking the cycle of domestic abuse while ensuring that abusers are held accountable for their crimes. [Domestic Violence, victims of crime, law enforcement, Violence Against Women]Specialized Felony Domestic Violence Courts: Lessons on Implementation and Impacts from the Kings County Experience 10/01/2001

By Lisa Newmark, Mike Rempel, Kelly Diffily, Kamala Mallik Kane

This evaluation documents key features of Brooklyn’s Felony Domestic Violence Court model. We found that the court seemed to change the types of cases entering it, prosecutors were more likely to indict cases with less severe charges. FDVC victims were more likely to be assigned an advocate, and d [domestic violence, violence against women, courts, recidivism]St Marys Centre: The Manchester Model (United Kingdom) 02/01/2002

By Roberts, Raine Dr.

The St Mary’s Centre was established in 1986 after a working party, consisting of representatives of the police, police surgeons, St Mary’s administrators, nursing management, a consultant gynaecologist and a consultant psychiatrist, was set up to discuss the feasibility of setting up [Sexual Assault Referral Centre, victims of assault, Confidentiality:, Ethnicity, Violence Against Women]Stalking and Harassment Consultation Paper 04/01/2002

By Scottish Executive

This paper sets out the key issues associated with stalking and harassment; considers how these are dealt with at present by both the criminal and civil law; and seeks views on whether improvements to the law or other changes (for instance, to policing practice) are needed in order to deal more effe [Stalking, Harassment, Physical Assault, Civil, Criminal, violence against women]Stalking: Policing and Prosecuting Practices in Three Australian Jurisdictions 02/01/2002

By Emma Ogilvie

Stalking trends as indicated by police and court data across Victoria, South Australia and Queensland are examined. As legislation and enforcement practices vary significantly across these jurisdictions, direct comparisons are not possible. Ogilvie outlines specific considerations that need to be ta [Stalking, Police, Courts, Law enforcement, violence against women]State Antistalking Legislation in Texas and Minnesota 02/01/2002

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Anti stalking laws [Stalking, legislation, crime prevention, violence against women]Summary Report: South African Development Community (SADC) Conference on the Prevention of Violence Against Women (South Africa) 02/01/2002

By Ministry of Justice South Africa.

Reports on the action to form a conference to address violence against women in South Africa [Violence Against Women]THE PROGRAM of the International Round table on Combating Trafficking in Women and Children with the Purpose of their Sexual Exploitation and Involvement in Pornobusiness 05/01/2000

By Department of Criminal Law and Justice

“Combating Trafficking in Women and Children with the Purpose of their Sexual Exploitation and Involvement in Porno Business.”Study and enlighten the problem, defining ways and methods for preventing such phenomenon in Ukraine. [Human Trafficking,Human Rights,Modern Slavery,Sex Trade,Victims of Crime, juvenile crime, child prostitution, violence against women]TRADE IN WOMEN AND CHILDREN WITH THE PURPOSE OF THEIR SEXUAL EXPLOITATION AND INVOLVEMENT IN PORNOBUSINESS: RESEARCH IN UKRAINE 05/01/2002

By Denisova T.A.,

Trade in human beings is one of the most rapidly increasing criminal businesses. The volume of the trade in women and children as commodities for the sex industry and porno-business is estimated to be 7 to 12 billions US dollars a year. [human trafficking, transnational organized crime, sex industry, violence against women, juvenile victims]The ‘K’ Flagging System: A Survey of Spousal Assaults Reported to Police in B.C. 93 – 94 (Canada) 03/01/1993

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“K” flagging which is used primarily to track spousal assault cases throughout the criminal justice system [Domestic Violence, victims of crime, law enforcement, Violence Against Women]The ‘Natasha’ Trade: The Transnational Shadow Economy of Trafficking in Women (English) 02/01/2002

By Donna M. Hughes

Trafficking in women for the purpose of sexual exploitation is a multi-billion dollar shadow market. Women are trafficked to, from, and through every region in the world using methods that have become new forms of slavery. [Police raid, Prison, Sexual explotation, Profitable, violence against women, law enforcement]The ‘Natasha’ Trade: The Transnational Shadow Economy of Trafficking in Women (Russian) 02/01/2002

By

[human trafficking, crimes against women, prostitution, violence against women]The ANSA-Project: Active Care of Abused Women in Acute Trauma Centers 02/01/2002

By

The aims of the ANSA-project can be summarizes as: recognition, education, training, collection of data and research. Special importance is paid on encouraging women to seek help and nor accept domestic violence. [Domestic Violence, victims of crime, abuse, Violence Against Women]The Commercialism of Women’s Fear of Crime 02/01/2002

By ELIZABETH A. STANKO

Over the past few years, women have come to occupy a central position in police discourse about public safety. In England and Wales, for example, concern about women’s safety has spurred the Home Office, the police, and local authorities to issue safety advice to women. (abstract from aic.g [women, police, public safety, England and Wales, home office, local authorities, Violence Against Women, law enforcement]The Community Kit (Canada) 02/01/2002

By

This is a resource book to help communitites work together to prevent violence against women and improve services to victims of Domestic Violence. [Domsetic Violence, Women’s Safety, Law Enforcement, Victims of Crime, Violence Against Women]The Complexities of Victim Research: Implementation Lessons from the Victim Impact Evaluation of Nonprofit Victim Services in the STOP Program. 07/01/2002

By Janine M. Zweig and Martha R. Burt

Throughout the 1970s and 1980s public awareness regarding violent crimes against women grew and many federal legislative changes resulted in increased funding for services for women (Bureau of Justice Assistance, 1993; Department of Justice, 1984; Harrell, Roehl, and Kapsak, 1988; Newmark, Harrel [violence against women, domestic violence, sexual assault, ]The Cruelty to Women (Deterrent Punishment) Ordinance 1993 (Bangladesh) 02/01/2002

By

Punishment for the cruelty to women [Human Trafficking, law enforcement, violence against women]The Effectiveness of Legal Protection in the Prevention of Domestic Violence in the Lives of Young Australian Women 03/01/2000

By Margrette Young, Julie Byles and Annette Dobson

A national study of young women who experience physical violence by a partner is reported in this paper. The authors examine the effectiveness of legal protection in preventing repeated violence and compare outcomes after legal intervention from the police or the courts, or both. The results indicat [young women, physical violence, police, courts, domestic violence, violence against women, law enforcement]The Effects on Victims of Victim Service Programs Funded by the STOP Formula Grants Program 02/01/2003

By Janine M. Zweig, Martha R. Burt, Asheley Van Ness

The purpose of this evaluation was to assess whether STOP’s financial support for direct victim services offered through private nonprofit victim service agencies helps victims of domestic violence and sexual assault improve their safety and well-being, and work successfully with legal system and [violence against women, domestic violence, sexual assault, ]The Historical Development of Treatment of Adolescent Sex Offenders 02/01/2000

By Anna Grant

Adolescents who commit sex offences are not always prosecuted, nor necessarily treated. Research has demonstrated that many patterns of sexual offending often begin in adolescence, and, in some cases, show a progression to more serious sexual assaults as adults. This paper examines approaches to tre [Adolescents, Offenders, Sex, Crime, Assault(s), violence against women]The Incredible Woman: A Recurring Character in Criminal Law 02/01/2002

By Dr Jocelynne Scutt

A report by Dr Jocelynne Scutt about the role of The Incredible Woman, A Recurring Character in Criminal Law, especially in laws related to rape. [Sexual assault, quasi-criminal, sentencing, Violence Against Women]The Law Reform Commission of Victoria Homicide Prosecution Study: The Importance of Context 02/01/2002

By Bronwyn Naylor

In this paper, the author will discuss the two main contexts in which homicides occur: the domestic killing, and the killing arising out of a (nondomestic) argument. Two-thirds of female victims of homicide died in a domestic killing, and over two-thirds of women accused of a homicide killed in thi [domestic killing, women, males, non-domestic, victims, Violence Against Women]The Men for Non-Violence (NZ) Network of Stopping Violence and Community Sex Offender Programs: Cost-Effective Programs for Offenders 02/01/2002

By Stephen Jacobs and Ken McMaster

The view of many people that the social control of men who are violent is equated with incarceration is undermined by the above facts which translate to mean that less than 2 per cent of assaults by men against women in the home are reported to the police (Gondolf 1987), that less than 3 per cent [family violence, women, children, sex offenders, men, Violence Against Women]The Musasa Project – NGO Providing Counselling, Research and Training to Combat Violence Against Women (Zimbabwe) 02/01/2002

By

The Musasa Project was set up to take action on the problem of violence against women in Zimbabwe. Through counselling, support, consciousness raising, public education, and training, the organization aims to empower women who have been raped or beaten to mobilize the community on these issues. [Violence Against Women, empower women, MUSASAS ROLE, Legal Counselling]The National Clearinghouse on Family Violence 02/01/2002

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The National Clearinghouse on Family Violence is a national resource centre for Canadians seeking information about violence within the family and new resources being used to address it. [Domestic Violence, victims of crime, restraining orders, abuse, Violence Against Women]The National Sex Offender Registry 08/01/1996

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Law enforcement can use the centralized database to identify in a single, national search where an individual is registered and, through NLETS, can immediately access vital information about that individual from the indicated state registry. [Law enforcement, sex offender, violence against women]The Police and Evidence Law: Investigating Family Violence Against Victims With Disabilities 02/01/1993

By

This report outlines procedural issues as they pertain to persons with disabilities. [Victims of Crime, human rights, family violence, disabilities, violence against women, domestic violence]The Rise in Human Trafficking and Role of Organized Crime 12/01/2000

By Dr. Sally Stoeker

A paper discussing the rising rate of women and children being taken from their home countries and being sold into slavery. [Human trafficking, organized crime, violence against women]The Role of Law Enforcement in Combating Human and Drug Trafficking 01/01/2000

By Sandro Calvani

This article discusses the role of law enforcement in combatting human and drug trafficking. [drug trafficking, human trafficking, police, slavery, law enforcement, violence against women, transnational organized crime]The Role of Refuges in Ireland – Report of the Task Force on Violence Against Women 04/01/1997

By

The Report of the Task Force on Violence Against Women outlines the Task Force’s recommendations with respect to the role, access, services and funding of Accommodation and Refuges to victims of domestic violence in Ireland. [domestic violence, human rights, battered women, victims of crime, Violence Against Women]The SAJJ Project: An Overview and Some Preliminary Results 03/01/1999

By Kathleen Daly

All personal crimes of violence (assaults, sexual assaults, robbery) and the more serious kinds of property offences involving individual victims or community organisations (such as schools or churches)by jeuveniles.Depending on the question asked, the YP’s responses suggest that they have accurat [Police officers, law enforcement, violence against women]The Silent Witness Project 02/01/2002

By Frances Guerin

This presentation will discuss ways of working with meditation, mandalas, color therapy, and sound as an adjunct to counseling in recovery from domestic violence and sexual assault. (excerpted from the Author) [domestic violence, sexual assault, violence against women]The Voice of the Rapist 02/01/2002

By Jocelynne Scutt

A report by Jocelynne Scutt for the Australian Institute of Criminology about the role of the Rapist as a confused perpetrator, unaware of the ramifications and the qualifications of a perpetrated rape. [Violence Against Women, rape]The Woman Safety Audit Canada 02/01/2002

By Federation of Canadian Municipalities

This article is about the Women Safety Audit which is a tool in Canada which identifies features of the built environment which threaten women’s security. [Domestic Violence, Women’s Safety, Violence Against Women]The Womens Human Rights Training Initiative United States of America 02/01/2002

By

Training Initiative to teach guidelines to using Human Rights Law and the mechanisms to defend Women””s rights. [Human rights, Women’s rights,International Issues, Violence Against Women]The extent and nature of stalking: findings from the 1998 British Crime Survey 10/01/2000

By Tracey Budd and Joanna Mattinson

This report defines stalking as experiences of persistent and unwanted attention. It presents the findings from an innovative self-completion questionnaire included in the 1998 British Crime Survey. [Stalking, Prevalence,Victims,Offenders, statistics, violence against women]Thinking Globally to Act Locally: NIJ Improves Worldwide Access to Criminal Justice Information 02/01/2002

By G. Martin Lively

Five articles from the National Institute of Justice Journal regarding Prison based therapeutic companies, Violence against Women, Street gang migration, and a feature about Thinking Globally To Act Locally:NIJ Improves Worldwide Access to Criminal Justice Information. [Crime, Criminal Justice, Offenders, Drug-abuse,Violence, Migration, Violence Against Women]Towards a New Millennium in Victim Assistance 02/01/2002

By MATTHEW GOODE

A report by Matthew Goode about Stalking legislation in Australia. The issue has recieved attention because of scandal and extensive American literature. [stalking, harassing, threatening, intimidating, crime, restraining orders, violence against women]Trafficking In Human Beings and Organized Crime: A Literature Review 04/01/2002

By Christine Bruckert, Ph.D., Colette Parent, Ph.D.

The issue of the trafficking in human beings started to be raised during the latter part of the 1980s did not really enter into the mainstream until the 1990s. The available material is limited and analysis of it has largely been based on research reports and coverage by the media. In light of the s [transnational organized crime, human trafficking, violence against women]Trafficking in Human Beings 10/01/2003

By UN Global Programme against Trafficking in Human Beings

Trafficking in human beings is a global issue, but a lack of systematic research means that reliable data on the trafficking of human beings that would allow comparative analyses and the design of countermeasures is scarce. GPAT assists Member States in their efforts to combat trafficking in human [Human Trafficking,Human Rights,Modern Slavery,Sex Trade,Victims of Crime, juvenile crime, child prostitution, violence against women]Trafficking in Human Beings 07/01/1999

By Dr. Adam Graycar

After reviewing the connections between people smuggling, people trafficking and undocumented migration, this chapter discusses the extent of undocumented migration to Australia, the employment of illegal workers in the sex industry, and the different categories of traffickers involved, including or [human trafficking, violence against women, transnational organized crime]Trafficking in Persons A Guide for Non-Governmental Organizations 06/01/2003

By U.S. Department of Justice

This article discusses human trafficking in the United States. Trafficking in persons – also known as “human trafficking” – is a form of modern-day slavery. Traffickers often prey on individuals who are poor, frequently unemployed or underemployed, and who may lack access to social safety nets, pred [Human Rights,HumanTrafficking,, violence against women]Trafficking in Women From Ukraine 12/01/2003

By Donna M. Hughes ; Tatyana Denisova

Trafficking in women for the purpose of sexual exploitation, often referred to as a modern day form of slavery, is a multi-billion dollar global criminal activity. The moneymakers are transnational networks of traffickers and pimps that prey on the dreams of women seeking from sending and receivi [transnational organized crime, human trafficking, violence against women, prostitution, victim, women-crimes against]Trafficking in Women and Children from Ukraine for the Purpose of Sexual Exploitation (approved proposal for funding) 11/01/1999

By

The trafficking in women and children is a new and pressing issue for law enforcement in Ukraine. There has been no systematic study of the criminal practices of trafficking in Ukraine. [Human trafficking, Law enforcement, violence against women]Trafficking in Women and Children, UNIFEM East and South East … 04/01/2002

By

“The effective suppression of trafficking in women and girls for the sex trade is a matter of pressing international concern. … The use of women in international prostitution and trafficking networks has become a major focus on international organized crime. . . . . . Women and girls who are victi [Human rights,International Issues,Human Trafficking,Prostitution,Organized Crime, violence against women]Trafficking in Women and Girls Targeted in Bulgaria, Hungary 11/01/1999

By

The overall aim of these campaigns is to prevent trafficking in women by raising awareness among potential risk groups. Both campaigns will provide the public in Bulgaria and Hungary with credible information relating to the dangers trafficked women might face when living or working abroad. [Human Trafficking,victims of crime., violence against women]Trafficking in Women and Girls Targeted in Bulgaria, Hungary 11/01/1999

By

The International Organization for Migration is launching new information campaigns in Bulgaria and Hungary, trying to combatsuspected increases in trafficking in women and girls. [Human trafficking, Law enforcement, violence against women]Training Bulletin for Police, Vancouver Police Department 02/01/2002

By

The objective of this bulletin is to emphasize the importance of the Department’s Spousal Assault Policy, review the recent and ongoing research in this area, and ensure that police personnel are aware of the resources available. [domestic violence, human rights, domestic abuse, Violence Against Women]Training Regarding Violence Against Women in Relationships 02/01/2002

By

A training initiative for federal enforcement officers, municipal police, Crown counsel, corrections workers and victim service workers regarding the Violence Against Women in Relationships Policy (VAWIR), introduced by the British Columbian Ministry of the Attorney General in 1993. The excerpt i [Domestic violence, victim safety, Violence Against Women]Training for Police: U.S. Department of Justice: Office of Community Oriented Policing Services 05/01/1997

By

The COPS Office is planning four training and technical assistance sessions for Community Policing to Combat Domestic Violence grant recipients. The purpose of these sessions, which will be hosted by Boston, Tampa, San Diego and Phoenix, is to provide assistance implementing the Domestic Violence [Domestic Violence, victims of crime, combat, Violence Against Women]Training for the Judiciary (Council of Europe) 02/01/2002

By

A training programme for the judiciary was devised to meet two basic training needs: the need for information (demography, cultural characteristics of the principal minority ethnic communities); and the need for personal awareness of how ignorance, misunderstanding or use of inappropriate languag [Council of Europe, violence against women, Racially motivated attacks, ]U.S. Initiative to Combat Trafficking in Women and Children 10/01/1997

By

The United States has not until recently seen large numbers of women or children trafficked in our country for exploitative purposes. [Inter-Agency Group., Potential Victims., Trafficking in Women., Protection Project, violence against women]US DOJ Domestic Violence Awareness: What You Can Do (United States of America) 02/01/2002

By

A booklet produced by the U.S. Dept. of Justice to show how each individual can do more to combat violence against women. [Domestic Violence, Family Violence, Juveniles, Victims of Crime, Violence Against Women]Understanding DNA Evidence: A Guide for Victim Service Providers 04/01/2001

By Kathryn M.Turman

The importance of DNA evidence has grown considerably in recent years as improved technology renders more accurate results and DNA evidence is used more frequently to convict or exonerate defendants. As a result of its awesome ability to convict a perpetrator or exonerate a convicted offender, parti [dna, victims of crime, violence against women, rape, ]Uniform Investigative Techniques – Royal Canadian Mounted Police Sexual Assault Kits (Canada) 02/01/2002

By

Sexual assault kit and its instructions. [Sexual assault, law enforcement, Violence Against Women]Use of Official Statistics and Crime Survey Data in Determining Violence Against Women 02/01/2002

By JULIE GARDNER

A report by Julie Gardner for the Australian Institute of Criminology about Use of Official Statistics and Crime Survey Data in Determining Violence Against Women. [victimization, official statistics, crime survey data, violence against women]Victims of Trafficking and Violence Protection Act of 2000: Trafficking in Persons Report 2001 07/12/2001

By U.S. Department of State

Based on reliable estimates, as the Congress has noted, at least 700,000 persons, especially women and children, are trafficked each year across international borders. Some observers estimate that the number may be significantly higher. Victims are forced to toil in sweatshops, construction sites, b [trafficking, slavery, prostitution, sex crimes, transnational organized crime, victims, violence against women]Victims of Trafficking and Violence Protection Act of 2000: Trafficking in Persons Report 2003 11/05/2003

By U.S. Department of State

Human trafficking not only continues but appears to be on the rise worldwide. Many nations are touched by it in some way, serving as source, transit, and destination countries where human beings are procured, transported, and enslaved through forced labor or forced sexual exploitation. Traffickers e [trafficking, slavery, prostitution, sex crimes, transnational organized crime, victims, violence against women]Violence Against Lesbians and Gay Men 02/01/2002

By Gail Mason

A report on the extent of Violence and Abuse subjected by the gay community and what is being done about it. [Gay, sex, Violence, Abuse, Verbal, Violence Against Women]Violence Against Women Survey Highlights 02/03/2002

By

[Violence Against Women]Violence Against Women Under China’s Economic Modernisation: Resurgence of Women Trafficking in China 02/01/2002

By XIN REN

A report by Xin Ren about the resurfacing of human trafficking in China its victims: Women and children who are abducted and sold on the black. This is a practice with roots stretching as far back as antiquity. [trafficking, women, children, abduction, black market, Violence Against Women]Violence Against Women in Australia: Key Research and Data Issues 02/01/2002

By Judy Putt and Karl Higgins

The 1995 Violence Against Women Indicators Project (VAWIP) comprehensively reviewed research, data and information relating to violence against women. This report on the activities of the first year of VAWIP presents summaries of Australian research, the data currently available (including a list of [VAWIP, research, statistics, Violence Against Women]Violence Against Women: A Social Responsibility 02/01/2002

By Rosemary Crowley

The issues discussed in this volume are a clear reflection of the widespread attention now being paid to this gender perspective on violence. (excerpted from the Author) [public intolerance, political correctness, Violence Against Women]Violence and Masculinity: A Commentary 02/01/2002

By Sandra Egger

This paper is a commentary on the three papers in this volume by Professors Sherman, Braithwaite, and Spatz Widom. The aim is to examine an emerging issue in contemporary research and theory on violence which is raised to some extent in all three papers. (excerpted from the Author) [Causes, Patterns of violence, NSW, male violence, domestic violence, Violence Against Women]Violence in the Family: An International Bibliography with Literature Review 02/01/2002

By Angela Patrignani, Renaud Ville

This paper is an executive summary. In order to have a global and therefore more objective view of the field, we strongly recommend the reading of the complete report composed of the following: an introduction, a background with methodology, a quantitative analysis with data and comments, a literatu [family violence, domstic violence, violence against women, child abuse, sexual assault]Violencia intrafamiliar e intervencion policial 02/01/2002

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[domestic violence, law enforcement, police, Violence Against Women]Vision and Purpose 04/01/1997

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This Research Manual is offered in the hopes that it will contribute to the interantional and domestic efforts to eliminate domestic violence against women. [Domestic Violence, victims of crime, Violence Against Women]Women in the Criminal Justice System (background paper) 02/01/2002

By United Nations

The present paper presents four modules for discussion in the workshop on women in the criminal justice system, each dealing with a different aspect of the situation of women vis-à-vis criminal justice systems within the framework of transnational organized crime: (a) women as offenders and priso [Women, Criminal Justice, Women as victims and survivors, Women as offenders and prisoners, Violence Against Women]Women’s Aid Organization in Malaysia (Malaysia) 02/01/2002

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The fundamental belief of Women’s Aid Organization (WAO) as outlined by its Executive Secretary, Ivy N. Josiah, is that no one deserves to be battered, all human beings have the right to self determination and should have control over the conditions that shape their lives. [Womens Aid Organization, Refuge, Face to Face Counselling, Telephone Counselling, Violence Against Women]Women’s Aid Services in the United Kingdom (United Kingdom) 02/01/2002

By Hague & Malos

Through the provision of support and education Women’s Aid services aim to empower women who have been victims of male violence. [Violence Against Women]Women’s Fear of Violence in the Community 11/01/1999

By Carlos Carcach and Satyanshu Mukherjee

This paper examines the role that factors such as vulnerability (both physical and social) and experiences of violence play in the formation of women’s perceptions of personal safety. Based on data from the Women’s Safety Survey, the results show that women’s fear of crime is greater among those who [physical vulnerability, social vulnerability, women, violence, personal safety, crime, Violence Against Women]Women’s Victimisation in Developing Countries 02/01/2002

By Anna Alvazzi del Frate, Angela Patrignani

Violence against women in society and within the family is related to the problem of women’s oppression both in the developed and developing countries. Although the available information is partial it does evidence that women in the developing countries are at a greater risk of various forms of vict [sexual abuse, women, gender, discrimination, rape, sexual harassment, incest, exploitation, Violence Against Women]Work of the Ad Hoc Committee on the elaboration of the convention against transnational organized crime 02/01/2002

By Ad Hoc Committee

It decided to establish an open-ended intergovernmental ad hoc committee for the purpose of elaborating a comprehensive international convention against transnational organized crime and of discussing the elaboration, as appropriate, of international instruments addressing trafficking in women and c [Criminal Justice, Crime prevention,congress, transnational organized crime, violence against women]Working With Children/Adolescents Who Are Secondary Victims of Crime: Domestic Violence 02/01/2002

By Sandra Lawler and Jan Vann

There will always be some children and adolescents who cannot be reached through the school system. Individual counselling and group work could just as easily be delivered by youth group leaders, youth workers and other working with marginalised youth. (excerpted from the Authors) [child victims, domestic violence, violence against women]