Estimating the costs of gender-based violence in the European
... Gender-based violence is perceived as one of the most severe forms of gender inequality and it remains one of the
most pervasive human rights violations of modern time. It is an issue that affects women disproportionally as it is
directly connected with the unequal distribution of power between wome ...
Professional Perceptions of Domestic Violence
... Relationships Australia in that professionals in practice should base their approaches
on an integrative level to meet the needs of each perpetrator (Partnerships Against
Domestic Violence, 2003). The data add credibility to the organisations’ argument of
this model being an effective one for profe ...
Alcohol, young persons and violence
... moderate levels. Indigenous persons were, however, aware of and concerned
about the effects of alcohol, with over 95 per cent believing alcohol
consumption to be a serious issue and over 90 per cent believing that
alcohol-related violence was a serious issue. Over one-third of Indigenous
persons age ...
Empirical Support for the HCR‐20: A Critical Analysis of the
... important on the basis of its findings or superior methodological quality to warrant inclusion in
this report. The specific criterion under investigation study was noted clearly in articles’
Because the HCR-20 was developed for use with adults, the samples of most studies included in
Evaluation of Milwaukee`s Judicial Oversight
... The demonstration was funded with two goals in mind: 1) to learn from the experience of
well-qualified sites who were given resources and challenged to build a collaboration between
the courts and community agencies to respond to domestic violence; and 2) to test the impact of
JODI interventions on ...
instrumental and reactive violence - DalSpace
... male (FBI, 2007; Statistics Canada, 2003). Given these figures, a greater understanding
of violent crime committed by male offenders appears necessary. The research detailed in
this dissertation investigates predictors of the nature of violence committed by male
offenders. This research examines var ...
batterer intervention programs - The Advocates for Human Rights
... in greater danger. An ineffective batterer’s intervention may divert scarce resources from legal
responses and victim services, leaving victims even more vulnerable. The reality is that not every
country has a functioning, coordinated system within which a batterer program can effectively
operate. I ...
What Is So Special About Male Adolescent Sexual Offending?
... and sex drive. Adverse early experiences can also disrupt the
development of healthy attachment and social skills. These interpersonal problems, in turn, impede the formation of relationships
with peers and thus increase the likelihood that the individual will
sexually coerce peers or adults or will ...
Legal Advocacy Manual - the Wisconsin Coalition Against Sexual
... interrupted by crying or outbursts of anger.
It is important to remember that regardless of the coping style used, most victims
are in a crisis state following a sexual assault. No matter how they may act, they are
likely to be experiencing the “cognitive breakdown” typical of people in crisis,
Associated Characteristics of Stalking Following Termination of a
... stalking used in this study. As a result, stalking is defined as repeated unwanted attention from a former partner that induced fear
in the victim whereas harassment is defined as repeated unwanted
attention that did not induce fear in the victim.
The cycle of domestic violence model provides an int ...
Full Text - Association of Domestic Violence Intervention Programs
... countries (Esquivel-Santovena, Lambert, & Hamel, 2013) but less so in the United
States where research has not found a clear correlation between gendered beliefs
and IPV perpetration (e.g., Sugarman & Frankel, 1996). Furthermore, even in more
traditional societies, where patriarchal structures are f ...
Situational factors in rape
... models of crime have emphasised the role of non-dispositional factors in offending.
These models have emphasised opportunity, the role of people’s routine activities in
crime as well as conceptualising offenders as reasoning, that is, they will tend offend
when expected gains outweigh perceived risk ...
Prosecutors` Domestic Violence Handbook
... CHAPTER THREE: INVESTIGATION AND CHARGING ...............................................................................15
INTRODUCTION ............................................................................................................................................................. 15 ...
ACAPS, Other Situations of Violence in the Northern Triangle of
... Violence and organised crime have led to the loss of public spaces.
The law of “see, hear, and be silent" results in self-censorship and limitations on
freedom of expression among the community, reducing participation.
Mistrust generates an increasingly claustrophobic situation. Confinement be ...
The New Mexico Sexual Assault Benchbook
... 8.5.3 Inmate Release Programs
8.5.4 Sex Offender Treatment Programs
8.5.5 Sex Offender Notification and Registration
8.5.6 Victim’s Right to Make Statement
8.5.7 Defendant’s Right to Make Statement
Post-Conviction Petition for DNA Testing
8.6.1 Requirements for Petition
DoD Care for Victims of Sexual Assault Task Force Report, 2004
... Many of the barriers to reporting incidents identified during this review are similar to those
reported in the civilian community, while others are unique to the military setting. Identified
barriers and concerns expressed by focus group participants are discussed in Finding 12.
Generally, junior en ...
Safer Options - Rehabilitation and Community Providers Association
... Some offenders commit their crimes without any
forethought or planning. For many offenders, the offense
is planned hours, days, weeks, or even months before the
actual sex crime is physically perpetrated. Other
offenders may be impulsive or opportunistic which can
make offences less predictable. It ...
Networks SUMMER FALL 02 - the National Center for Victims of Crime
... grief. “When people become victims,” says
Torres, “they find themselves in ‘a club
you never want to join.’ They are in a hole
and can’t see their way out. But other people who understand can bring them out of
“People who work with victims and
enjoy it always tell me how much it means ...
... In 2010 the Australian Institute of Criminology released a paper with the opening
line: “Childhood sexual abuse continues to occur in our communities at an alarming
rate, with up to 30% of children experiencing CSA of any kind and between five and
10 percent experiencing severe abuse” (Ogloff, Cutaj ...
DOMESTIC VIOLENCE CRITICAL ISSUES IN
... We have collectively been at the business of responding to, and trying to eliminate,
domestic violence for 30-plus years. Minnesota has a proud history to build upon. However,
we simply cannot be content to sit back and rest on the history of those who have come
before. Nor can we assume that what w ...
Literature Review of LS/CMI
... is far from clear (a) which risk factors predict crime and violence comparably across men and
women and (b) how such risk factors might operate for men and women. Therefore, it remains
possible—or even likely—that some risk factors are more or less important across gender.
(Holtfreter, K., & Cupp, R ...
THE LONG ROAD - Berkeley Law - University of California, Berkeley
... According to interviewees, a primary challenge to prosecution of sexual violence crimes is rooted in the
investigation stage: insufficient evidence—be it documentary, physical, or testimonial—hampers effective
prosecution. This is true in all kinds of criminal cases, but it is particularly true in c ...
Substance Use and Sexual Violence
... In January 2006, I was sexually assaulted on my way home from the
nightclub HOME in the Meat Packing District of NYC.
As I left the club, several limousines were parked outside, and one
of the drivers called to me and offered to drive me home for the
same cost as a taxi. I agreed and proceeded to en ...
alive and free: rethinking how we help and support young people at
... As a result, violence prevention efforts that focus so broadly diffuse their already limited
resources and fail to reach the individuals most likely to be involved in violence. The outreach
and support partners in these cities are drawing on well-tested but often underutilized
tools – including prob ...
Causes of sexual violence
Causes of sexual violence are debated and explanations of the cause include military conquest, socioeconomics, anger, power, sadism, sexual pleasure, psychopathy, ethical standards, laws, attitudes toward the victims and evolutionary pressures.